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During Bursa Tour & Cable Car Tour enjoy a full-day trip to Bursa, an Ottoman capital city filled with fascinating relics of the past.
Pick up from the hotel and join the group. We will drive to the city of Bursa, holding great importance for Ottoman Empire’s history for being the first capital and having a rich Islamic Cultural Heritage for centuries.
We will visit the Green Mosque and the Green Mausoleum neighboring each other. They are both known for the green-blue tiles used for the impressive decorations. Green Mosque also represent the architectural transformation between Seljuk style and Ottoman Style, later its architectural form will be known as “Bursa Style” and will be used during the construction of other mosques in Bursa.
Next, we visit Great Mosque, a remarkable landmark form early Ottoman period. Its importance lies in well preserved early ottoman architecture of the mosque. Great Mosque is also known for its inner fountain used for ritual ablution. The fountain is well placed under one of the domes of the mosque, capping the sky-light and illuminating the mosque. The dim light also serves creating a sense of privacy during the prayer.
Next, we visit Koza Han dating from 14th century. Koza Han was the center of trade of silk of Bursa and played an important role promoting Bursa’s Textile Industry during early republic era of modern turkey.
The lunch will be served in an Ottoman Cuisine Restaurant. Being one of the best in town, you will enjoy your meal in authentic ottoman style setup and decoration.
Menu : Seasonal Soup, Hünkar beğendi (puree of grilled eggplant with kaşar cheese, topped with cubed lamb meat) served with Yogurt Sauce, Fruit Plate or Turkish Dessert "Keşkül" (Keşkül is a dairy desserts made with almond topped with peanut)
Next, we visit Mount Olympus or Uludağ as we name it in Turkish. We will take the cable car to reach the summit of the mountain. Uludağ is major revenue for winter tourism and skiing. Since the roman era, the fresh waters of Uludağ are used for baths and health tourism. Still today, there are lots of hotels located on the summit to accommodate guest visiting from all of the corners of the world for the skiing.Drive back to the hotel at the end of the tour.
(This tour is available with minimum 8 participants on Mondays & Thursdays and Saturdays.)
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• Green Mosque & Green Mausoleum
• Silk Market
• Mount Olympos (Uludag)
• Special Turkish Lunch
• Grand Mosque
• Cable Car ride
• Museum entrance fees mentioned on the itinerary
• Cable Car ticket
• Professional Guidance
• Free pick up and drop off service from your hotel
• Transportation with A/C vehicles
• Donations to the Mosques
• TURSAB insurance, which covers the costs of services accepted and committed by the travel agency
• Drinks at lunch
• Optional Gratuities
• We kindly ask you to be ready in the lobby of your hotel 5 minutes before your definite pick up time.
• This tour has a minimum passenger requirement of 8 guests.
• This tour is available on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays
• You may book for less, but if the requirement is not met, your tour is subject to rescheduling.
• No advance payment
• You can do the payment during the tour with credit card or cash
• Accepted credit cards