Village Scenes by Özgür Altınkaynak

Village Scenes by Özgür Altınkaynak

Bursa is a large, modern metropolis that boasts all the amenities and features of contemporary life. But not too far out of the city, the hills and back roads surrounding Bursa are full of traditional little villages that feel worlds away from the hustle, bustle, and...
Natural Bursa by Özgür Altınkaynak

Natural Bursa by Özgür Altınkaynak

There are some truly beautiful natural areas in and around Bursa. When a skilled photographer captures Bursa’s natural beauty on camera, I am both impressed and inspired. That’s why when I ran across Özgür Altınkaynak’s photography of Bursa’s nature, I asked him if I...
Wintertime Snapshots

Wintertime Snapshots

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.   Megan W. came through town this winter and took these snapshots before the snow started to fly. Thank you, Megan, for...
Bursa through the Lens of Jason and Kaela

Bursa through the Lens of Jason and Kaela

Jason and Kaela La Farge are freelance travel writers and photographers living in Turkey. Recently, Jason and Kaela came through Bursa to capture the city with their pen and camera. They graciously offered to share some of their experiences here on The Best of Bursa....
Yeşil Türbesi at Dark

Yeşil Türbesi at Dark

Bursa’s Green Mausoleum (Yeşil Türbesi) is the resting place of Mehmet I Çelebi (1381-1421), the fifth Ottoman sultan. The tomb was constructed by the sultan himself and is located in his social complex in Bursa’s Yeşil (green) neighborhood on the east end...