Khans Area in Ten Thousand Steps
Bursa is the last stop of the Silk Road, the world's oldest trade route, on the Asian continent. The first khan of Bursa is Emir Khan, was built by Orhan Gazi. Then, many khans and bazaars was continued to be built in Bursa, the center of trade, in XIV. , XV. and XVI. centuries. The tour starts from Balıbey Khan, the first three-storey inn of the Ottoman Empire and where there are Turkish handicraft workshops today, and then continues from west to throughout east. As you move from one to other of the bazaars and khans, each built for a different purpose, close to each other, you will feel as if you were on a journey in both the establishment and glorious times of the Ottoman Empire. You can also find and buy many different products such as clothing, handicrafts, Bursa Silk, fresh vegetables and fruits.