THE BEST OF BURSA: HIGHLIGHTING THE BEST OF BURSA, TURKEY

      As of May 2017, The Best of Bursa is no longer being updated or maintained. But we still love Bursa! And we still think we have some really cool and useful articles, tips, and photos here. So, we’ll leave The Best of Bursa online for you to peruse and enjoy. Thanks for visiting The Best of Bursa!

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      Camel Wrestling: A Cultural Experience

      A guest post by Sharon Rott [box] Sharon Rott came to Bursa as a teacher. But in her free time, she enjoys new adventures and cultural experiences. She has contributed to The Best of Bursa before. In this piece, Sharon shares about her experience at a traditional...

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      A Roundup of Bursa Videos

      In recent years, the Bursa provincial government (under the name Ulu Şehir) has commissioned a number of outstanding short videos highlighting some of Bursa’s neat attractions. A few others travelers have made some nice Bursa videos as well. Many of these videos can...

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      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...

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      Lovely Suuçtu Waterfall

      About a half-hour drive south of the town of Mustafakemalpaşa at the end of a narrow, winding road is found one of the Bursa area’s many fantastic natural gems: Suuçtu Waterfall (also written Su Uçtu, lit “water flew”). Hidden away in the protected Suuçtu Nature Park,...

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      Bursa Silk: A Buying Guide

      In Bursa, the quintessential must-have gift for yourself or a friend is a piece of authentic Bursa-made silk. That’s because back in the heyday Bursa was a terminal on the famed Silk Road and a world trade center of silk cocoons and silk fabric. Well before Ottoman...

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      The Best of Bursa: Highlighting the best of Bursa, Turkey. Photos, experiences, stories, musings, travel tips, and more! The Best of Bursa is intended to be more of a blog than a visitor’s guide, but, you can learn about Bursa, Turkey travel, tourism, tours, travel information, destination information, attractions, places to visit, history, culture, places to stay, places to shop, places to eat, things to do, weather, etc. The Best of Bursa is a blog about Bursa, Turkey that may also serve as a supplement to your favorite travel guide for your vacation or holiday.The Best of Bursa: Highlighting the best of Bursa, Turkey. Photos, experiences, stories, musings, travel tips, and more! The Best of Bursa is intended to be more of a blog than a visitor’s guide, but, you can learn about Bursa, Turkey travel, tourism, tours, travel information, destination information, attractions, places to visit, history, culture, places to stay, places to shop, places to eat, things to do, weather, etc. The Best of Bursa is a blog about Bursa, Turkey that may also serve as a supplement to your favorite travel guide for your vacation or holiday.The Best of Bursa: Highlighting the best of Bursa, Turkey. Photos, experiences, stories, musings, travel tips, and more! The Best of Bursa is intended to be more of a blog than a visitor’s guide, but, you can learn about Bursa, Turkey travel, tourism, tours, travel information, destination information, attractions, places to visit, history, culture, places to stay, places to shop, places to eat, things to do, weather, etc. The Best of Bursa is a blog about Bursa, Turkey that may also serve as a supplement to your favorite travel guide for your vacation or holiday.

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