THE BEST OF BURSA: HIGHLIGHTING THE BEST OF BURSA, TURKEY
      Lovely Suuçtu Waterfall

      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,...
      Bursa’s Oldest Living Resident

      Bursa’s Oldest Living Resident

      “This must be it,” my friend Ahmet told me as we pulled up to the edge of the centuries-old stone-walled cemetery in Bursa’s little Armutköy village. “But it looks more like a çınar to me.” Bursa is famous for its collection of 600 and 700-year-old çınar (plane)...
      A Visit to the Bursa Zoo

      A Visit to the Bursa Zoo

      The Bursa Zoo (hayvanat bahçesi) is a nice little animal park located in Bursa’s Soğanlı neighborhood next to Bursa’s spacious Botanik Park. Situated on 20 hectares of tree-shaded green space, the zoo houses 700 animals representing nearly 100 species from all over...