THE BEST OF BURSA: HIGHLIGHTING THE BEST OF BURSA, TURKEY
      Bursa’s Swimming Stones

      Bursa’s Swimming Stones

      A Friday’s Fotoğrafı: The Swimming Stones fountains on Altıparmak Caddesi continue to flow on a snowy day in Bursa. These granite columns, designed by renowned German sculptor Christian Tobin, represent Karagöz and Hacivat, Bursa’s famous shadow puppets and unofficial...
      Approved by Karagöz and Hacivat!?

      Approved by Karagöz and Hacivat!?

      Karagöz and Hacivat are famous Turkish shadow puppets and, as far as I can tell, the unofficial ambassadors of Bursa. Loved by all, these two entertaining characters are found everywhere in Bursa–in shops, on billboards, in books, on posters, even inlaid in tile...