Bursa is a city in northwestern Turkey, known for its rich history and cultural heritage. It was the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and has many landmarks from that period. Bursa is located in the Marmara region, and surrounded by mountains which make it a perfect destination for nature and outdoor activities.
Some popular places to see in Bursa include:
"Ulu Cami" (The Great Mosque), which is a large mosque complex built in the 14th century and it's considered as the most important example of the early Ottoman architecture. "Green Mosque" (Yesil Camii) is a mosque complex that includes a mosque, a madrasa, a mausoleum, a Turkish bath and a fountain. "Bursa Castle" (Bursa Kalesi), It was built in the Byzantine era and it offers a panoramic view of the city "Tombs of Osman and Orhan," the founders of the Ottoman Empire, are located on the city's outskirts. "Tophane," it's a district of Bursa and it's known for its Ottoman houses and architecture, also for it's traditional textiles, ceramics and souvenirs. "Mount Uludag" is a mountain located near the city and it's a great place for hiking and nature-based activities.
Bursa is also famous for its thermal baths, and it's known for its traditional Turkish bath culture. "Cekirge Hamami" and "Eski Kaplica Hamami" are two of the most famous baths in Bursa, you can experience the traditional Turkish bath culture in these places and relax.
Bursa is also known for its delicious local cuisine, you can find a variety of traditional dishes like Iskender Kebab and Manti in Bursa.