Lately a new company involved transportation between Bursa and Istanbul, Company called BUDO and belongs to Bursa Municipality.Prices are not like IDO. They prefer fixed prices which i believe always better. They depart from Kabatas (Easy to reach via tram from Sultanahmet) in Istanbul and Mudanya in Bursa. Prices; Adults; 18 Turkish Lira+65 years...more
Almira Hotel 5 Star Luxurious 235 rooms, 550 beds, 14 Suits, 1 King Suit. All rooms with bath, hair...more
As I have noted elsewhere, travel through Turkey by bus is easy, comfortable, fast, and reasonable. This is true of Bursa, a major city, which has a large and nice bus station (otogar). One can catch a huge range of buses here, from smaller local-run buses going to nearby cities and provinces, or the fancier long-haul buses, with routes going...more
There is a restaurant-coffee shop at the entrance of the village just under the "crying tree" which became the symbol of the village.
It is a cool and nice place where you can eat fish or simply drink tea or coffee.
I recommend you to order Turkish coffee there just for experience the interesting service method of the owner of the coffee shop.
The city of Kios (Gemlik), was very famous, from the beginning because of its location, a safe port, connecting the Marmara Sea with Asia Minor. Great trade from the sea to the mainland was the main source of income. During the era of Alexander the Great the city became highly developed, and gold coins were cut. Commercial goods were transferred...more
According to Greek mythology, the Argonauts disembarked in the forest of Bythinia, in order to find the trunk of the correct tree to remake the broken oar of Hercules. Being thirsty, they sent Ylas, Hercule's close friend, to get some water from the spring. The Nymphs living in the dark forests fell in love with Ylas and kept him for ever. Hercules...more
With extra time to spare in Bursa, it's worth taking a trip out to the rural Ottoman village of Cumalikizik, 10km east on the Ankara road – easily reached by any dolmuº heading towards Inegöl from the dolmuº stop on Inönü Caddesi. The journey takes around twenty minutesmore
This is a lovely place to eat seafood at Zeytinbagi. Sekerev is the first fish restaurant in this little town. A retired bank official Leyla Hanim re-stored a family-owned old house and opened this restaurant years ago. She herself cooks and serve some of the meals on the restaruant. Her husband and daughters also help her. Leyla Hanim likes...more