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A Shadow that Lived for Six Centuries

The shadow puppetry which is referred to as Karagoz in folk speech (colloquial language) plays a very important role in the life of Turkish Culture. It was seen on the research of the origin of the Karagoz show that it […]

Arap Şükrü Sokağı

Bursa’nın Çiçek Pasajı olan Arap Şükrü Sokağı kentin en gözde eğlence mekânıdır. Bu sokağın tarihi, biraz da Bursa’nın tarihidir. Bursa’nın Osmanlılar tarafından fethinin ardından, Orhan Gazi tarafından kale surlarının hemen dibinde yer alan bu mahalleye Musevilerin yerleşmesine izin verir ve […]

Bursa Evleri

Türk mimari sanatının en önemli temsilcilerinden Prof. Dr. Sedat Eldem; yeşili bol, bahçeleri bol, servi ve minareleri bol bir şehir olarak söz ettiği “Bursa Evleri”ni tarif ederken,odaların ve bahçelerin rahatlığından, güzelliğinden ve ferahlığından şu şekilde söz ediyor:“Sessiz ve sakin sokaklar, yüksek […]

Bursa Fabrics

Roots of it coming from the Anatolia, it is seen that the adventure of the art of weaving started in 15th Century in Bursa and Istanbul jumped on this caravan from the 16th Century on. With its weaving techniques, special […]

Bursa Knives

Knife making was brought to Bursa, by the Balkan immigrants after the ‘’93 War’’. From this day forward, through the immigrant craftsmen and the apprentices they’ve raised, the profession of knife making has evolved and arrived at the level it […]

Bursa Roller Pigeon

Among the symbols of Bursa and known around the world as the ‘’Bursa Roller’’, the ‘’Bursa Pigeon’’ was race that was bred during the Ottoman Empire era and it is one of the rich and bright feathered birds in the […]

Bursa Thermal Springs

Bursa is one of the richest cities in the world especially in terms of thermal springs and Hamams. The earliest information about Bursa Thermal Springs can be seen in the speeches of Dion in year 82. While repairing the Hamams […]

Cable Cars

Construction of it began in 1958 and opened in 1963 for service, the Cable Car is the first cable car line in Turkey. With the 10 minute journey, with a wagon, from the Teferruc town of Bursa, you first reach […]

Colorful Secret of the Soil: Glazed Tile Art

Following the conquest of Bursa, Iznik Art of Glazed Tiles began to develop, along with the Ottoman Empire, by undertaking new shape and a mission. Iznik tile masters, organized together at the guilds of the Ottoman Palace and started to […]

Cumalıkızık

Bursa’nın doğusunda Ankara yolu üzerinde Bursa’ya 13 km mesafede, Uludağ’ın yamaçlarında beş kızıklı köyden biridir. Orhan Gazi Vakfiyesi’ne bağlı bir köydür. Osmanlı dönemi konut dokusunu günümüze kadar koruyan nadir köylerden olan 700 yıllık tarihi Cumalıkızık köyü, Osmanlı dönemi kırsal mimarisinin […]

Delicious Cheese Desert Kemalpasa

It is a region specific desert also known as the ‘cheese desert’ is made in Mustafakemalpasa. This desert is made with the village cheese. It is kneaded with cheese, flour, semolina and eggs and shaped into 3-4 cm diameters of […]

Delicious Chestnut Kebab

One of the original products of Bursa is chestnut. Grafted chestnuts cover big areas in Bursa. From the Yigitali village to the Inegol-Oylat region, the area was completely covered with chestnut trees in the past. At the domestic markets, as […]

Emir Sultan Tomb/Mausoleum

It is suggested that the tomb of Emir Sultan Hazretleri who lived through three Ottoman Sultans Eras and won the curatorship rank in Sufism, is the fifth authority in the Islamic world. Because he is the descendant of the Prophet, […]

From Bursa to the World: Iskender Kebab

Spread throughout the world from Bursa as a brand, Iskender Kebob was discovered 150 years ago. Until the second half of the 19th century, kebob maker Iskender Bey (1848-1934) invented a new kebob by stripping the bones and nerves of […]

Gölyazı

Bursa sınırları içinde, doğa ile tarihin bir arada yaşadığı bir eşsiz güzellik de Uluabat Gölü kıyısındaki Gölyazı Köyü’dür. İlkbaharda yükselen sular nedeniyle yarı bellerine kadar su içinde kalan ağaçlar, yine bu sularda sevgi dolu bir melodi gibi süzülen ördekler, Arnavut […]

Green Bursa

Bursa is the only city in Turkey that is mentioned with the color of green. The most noticeable characteristic of Bursa that the travelers that visit paid attention to is, its green texture. Today the Bursa Plain is overly-built and […]

Green Crocodile: Bursaspor

From Turanspor founded in 1919 to Bursaspor, Bursa football (soccer) clubs achieved great success and entered a new phase in 1963. Established in 1919 Turanspor being one of them, five Bursa teams (Acar Idmanyurdu, Akinspor, Celikspor, Istiklalspor and Pinarspor) merged […]

In short, Bursa is Water

The most interesting feature of the travelers in Bursa was the splashing waters and fountains. Those travelers have written pages and pages of text about the waters of Bursa. There are even books published about the waters of Bursa. Evliya […]

Inegol Meatballs

It is grilled meatballs specific to Inegol. Kneaded in round and large shapes, the meatballs are cooked on a grill. Fame of the Inegol Meatballs has spread throughout Turkey. Inventor of the Inegol Meatballs is a person named Mustafa Besler […]

Irgandi a bridge with shops

It is the first bridge that you’ll approach when you go down, over Gokdere, from the Setbasi Bridge towards the plain. It was built in 1442 by Pir Ali who was the father of the Hoca Muslihiddin from Irgand. The […]

Judas Tree

Judas Tree is one of the symbols of Bursa’s deep-rooted history which has reached up to today and gave its name to a festival that has been organized for hundreds of years as a symbol for leniency, love and brotherhood/sisterhood. […]

Kapali Carsi (Covered Bazaar)

The Uzun Carsi (Long Bazaar) which makes up the oldest part of Bursa’s bazaar was formed with the stores at the north of the Emir Inn. From the ancient documents, it is understood that the current grand bazaar was being […]

Kayhan Pita Bread Kebab

In the past, this kebob was the favorite of Bursa during the Ramadan months but today its widespread second to the Iskender Kebob is also called ‘’meatballs with pita’’. It’s made out of very thin pitas. Square-cut pitas are softened […]

Kelle Cheese: Mahlac

Produced in the Bursa’s district of Karacabey, this cheese is made by mixing sheep and cow’s milk and cooking it. It is many-pored, very salty and has a unique taste. It is a kelle cheese. Although there is no precise […]

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