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

      Conquering Bursa

      This month, the city is celebrating the 689th anniversary of the Ottoman conquest of Bursa. Each April for the past 11 years, Bursa has celebrated this significant event. Called the Osman Gazi Remembrance and Bursa Conquest Festival, activities include a parade, art...
      Remembering Bursa’s Sacrifice

      Remembering Bursa’s Sacrifice

      These days, the whole of Turkey is remembering and celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Çanakkale (Gallipoli) Campaign of World War I. In this major battle, the British-led Allied forces spent most of 1915 attempting to gain control of the Dardanelles, the...
      Domes of the Old Bathhouse

      Domes of the Old Bathhouse

      Featured Fotoğrafı for January 9:  The twin domes of Eski Kaplıca Hamamı (Old Hot Spring Bathhouse) rise above the valley in Bursa’s Çekirge neighborhood.  Çekirge is famous for its therapeutic hot spring water.  The local Horhor Spring feeds mineral-rich, 90ºC water...
      A Banner Year for Bursa: UNESCO Recognition

      A Banner Year for Bursa: UNESCO Recognition

      As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that it’s been a good year in Bursa.  A lot of good things have happened this year that are helping to put Bursa on the map as a must-visit destination in Turkey. For example, the newly reconstructed cable car...