If you want to buy a property in Bursa but don’t know much about the city, here are 5 interesting places that make Bursa more and more attractive among the people. Bursa is a city where you can see many beautiful Turkish Islamic monuments and feel the history completely. The city possesses many historic features when compared to the other districts around it. What’s more, the city is also known with its modern structure that gets stronger day by day.
As one of the amazing spots of Bursa district, it amazes people at the very first moment with its tombs called Osman Gazi and Orhan Gazi. This represents the true respect for the history in fact. Tophane is the place where you can hear the artillery shooting especially during the times of Ramadan from almost everywhere in Bursa.
• GRAND MOSQUE OF BURSA
Also known as “Bursa Grand Mosque” or “Ulu Camii”, this mosque was built in “Seljuk” style and was built between 1396 and 1399. This mosque has 20 domes and 2 minarets that make it the largest mosque in the district. The mosque carries the traces of Ottoman architecture and Seljuk architecture as well.
• GREEN MOSQUE
This mosque is also known as “Mosque of Mehmed I” and it is in Yesil, the east side of Bursa city. The mosque consists of a mosque, a tomb, a madrasah, a kitchen and a bath. Built in 1419, the mosque is one of the important elements of the complex in which it is included.
• KOZA HAN
Bursa possesses many similar places like this and Koza Han is the most famous one among them in fact. It was built in 1491 and you can find many shops that sell silk products (such as silk clothes) at the moment. Plus, on the ground floor there are many cafes with tables and chairs where you can take a break and rest. This is accepted as a silk-trade center for many years.
• BURSA CASTLE
As one of the most important monuments of the city, Bursa Castle hosted for Ottoman, Byzantine and Roman Empires during the times. The castle has 5 doors that include Yer, Hisar, Pınarbasi, Kaplica and Zindan Door. The attention-grabbing elements of the castle are its battlements and round archs in fact.