Bursa was the capital of the Ottoman Empire between 1326 and 1365.
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. The shadow play characters Karagöz and Hacivat are based
on historic personalities who lived and died in Bursa. Bursa is also home
to some of the most famous Turkish dishes such as Ýskender kebap, specially
candied marron glacés, peaches and Turkish delight. The historic towns of
Iznik (Nicaea), Mudanya and Zeytinbagi are all situated in the Province of Bursa.
Bursa is a picturesque city located in the foothills of Mount Uludag
amidst green countryside and forest. Mount Uludag is Turkey's ski resort
and a wonderful place to visit all year round. Bursa is a highly developed
industrial city including textile and automotive companies.
You may want to see;
Bursa pictures of Dick Osseman
Bursa (Green) Mosque Virtual Tour
Bursa City Virtual Tour