Bursa is a beautiful city in the winter, especially after a fresh snowfall. Here are a few pictures we’ve shot in downtown Bursa this winter.

Bursa Turkey winter

Tophane clock tower peeks through the trees above Pirinç Han

Bursa Turkey winter

A mountainside view of the Tophane/Hisar neighborhood

Bursa Turkey winter

People mill about on a cold, crisp evening near Ulu Cami’i

Bursa turkey winter

A view of the old city from Merinos

Bursa Turkey bazaar

A spice shop in the bazaar before snowfall

Bursa Orhan Bey Mosque

Detail at Orhan Bey Cami’i

Bursa Turkey winter

A fountain dome and mosque minaret, Şehreküstü

 

Megan W. came through town this winter and took these snapshots before the snow started to fly. Thank you, Megan, for sending them to us.

Bursa chestnuts

Roasted chestnuts for sale

Bursa Koza Han

An interior corner of Koza Han

Bursa pumpkins

Pumpkin, a common sight in the winter bazaar

 

And just for fun, here are a couple of our favorite snapshots from last winter.

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Pineapples in the snow, downtown Bursa

Bursa orhan gazi square Bursa, Turkey

Bursa in wintertime

Uludağ Kartal Yuvası Bursa, Turkey

Warming up by the fire at Uludağ’s Kartal Yuvası (Eagle Nest).

 

Bursa snow, Bursa Turkey

Playing in the snow