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Bursa Day Trip with Historic Market Shopping

Experience the history of the first capital city of the Ottoman Empire!

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Duration 1 Day

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In the morning, you will be picked up from your hotel between 7:00-8:00 am. Once all the participants have joined, we will set out for Bursa. Part of the journey will be a lovely 40-minute ferry ride (approx) to cross the Izmıt Gulf. 

Bursa was the first capital city of the Ottoman Empire from 1326 to 1365 and has many beautiful buildings from that time. Our guide will take you on an amazing trip right into the heart of Ottoman history, bringing your surroundings to life! You'll hear stories of the Green Tomb with its famous Iznik tiles and of the 600-year-old historical silk market with its ancient Turkish bath.

Next, we'll continue to Uludağ Mountain. Bursa is famous not only for being the former capital of the Ottoman Empire but also for Uludağ. In Turkish, 'ulu' means almighty and 'dağ' means mountain. We'll drive up the mountain in the comfort of our bus and then take a cable car to the top. At the peak (2,543 metres high), you will have some free time to discover the beauty of the amazing National Park which is home to more than 1,320 plants and 171 animal species.

At the end of the day, you will be returned to your hotel with many memories of your great time in Bursa!

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Highlights
  • See the first capital city of the Ottoman Empire!
  • Enjoy the shade beneath Bursa's famous 600-year-old plane tree.
  • Admire the beautiful architecture of the Green Mosque and Green Tomb.
  • Shop at one of the world's oldest marketplaces, the historic silk market!

Included
  • Lunch and 1 beverage.
  •  Entrance fees.
  •  All local transportations.
  •  English or Arabic Speaking Professional Guide.
Not Included
  •  Personal expenses.
  •  Additional beverages
  • Activities like ATV
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Pick up is valid for centrally located hotels. Pick up times may change +-15 minutes due to the location of hotels and traffic Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.


Frequently Asked Question

What is the importance of the city of Bursa to the Ottoman Empire?
Bursa, which was the capital of the great Ottoman Empire for a long time, continues to be flooded with visitors thanks to its historical buildings and touristic places that are still used today. Bursa, which contains today's style and traditional Ottoman culture, attracts visitors' appreciation with its historical beauty.
Do I have to wait in line to enter the tourist places in Bursa?
No, you can take advantage of the privileges of your tour and enter the touristic places without waiting in line. Therefore, you can complete your trip in a shorter time, and you also can complete your trip without missing any historical places.
Can I visit the city of Bursa with a guide?
Yes, you can visit the city of Bursa with a private guide. At the same time, you can improve your culture and learn about various historical places thanks to the historical features that the guides told you about during the trip. While you're on your way to Bursa, how about visiting the big covered bazaar
Which sultans have tombs in Bursa?
Among the important Ottoman Sultans whose tombs are in Bursa are Osman Gazi, Orhan Gazi, Murad Hüdavendigar, Yıldırım Bayezid, Sultan Çelebi Mehmed and Sultan II. Murad is found. In addition to these sultans, which were visited by approximately 1.5 million people last year, the tombs of many important statesmen of the Ottoman Empire are also in this city.

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12 January 2022
19:00
2 Adult(s), 1 Child
Turkish
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