Bursa

Bursa

Bursa is a large city in Turkey, located in northwestern Anatolia, within the Marmara Region. It is the fourth most populous city in Turkey and one of the most industrialized metropolitan centres in the country. The city is also the administrative centre of Bursa Province. Bursa (Ottoman Turkish: بورسا‎) was the first major and second overall capital of the Ottoman State between 1335 and 1363. The city was referred to as Hüdavendigar (خداوندگار, “God’s gift”) during the Ottoman period. The mausoleums of the early Ottoman sultans are located in Bursa and the city’s main landmarks include numerous edifices built throughout the Ottoman period. Bursa also has thermal baths and several museums, including a museum of archaeology.

Sights of interest

Mosques
> Bayezid I Mosque
> Emir Sultan Mosque
> Grand Mosque
> Hüdavendigar Mosque
> Ishak Pasha Mosque
> Karacabey Grand Mosque
> Koca Sinan Pasha Mosque
> Muradiye Mosque
> Orhan Gazi Mosque
> Yesil Mosque

Bazaars/Caravanserai
> Koza Han
> Pirinç Han
> Yıldırım Bazaar

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