BURSA & CUMALIKIZIK VILLAGE ( Full-day )
You will be picked up from your hotel at 08:15.
We travel by ferry to Yalova, then by luxury coach to Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire and one of the great treasure houses of Islamic architecture. We will visit the Green Mosque and the neighbouring Green Mausoleum, both world-renowned for their superb tile decoration, as well as the late 14th century Great Mosque and the Koza Han, which for centuries was the center of the silk trade. After enjoying a cable car ride up the slopes of Mount Olympus ( Turkish Uludag ), we drive to the village of Cumalikizik. This is one of the best preserved Ottoman villages in Turkey with scores of picturesque houses built in the traditional style. Lunchis at one of Bursa’s finest Turkish restaurants, the Daruzziyafe, where we will enjoy the finest Ottoman cuisine in a historic setting where Sultan Murat the Second once dined. ( available Monday, Thursday & Saturday )
After the tour, you will be transferred back to your hotel around 20:00.