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Category Archives: Bursa

BURSA Hot Springs & Spas

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  BURSA (Altitude: 109 m) This first capital of the Ottoman Empire has been famous for centuries for the therapeutic qualities of its natural hot springs. One of the earliest recorded visitors who came to Bursa to enjoy the waters was Byzantine

MARMARA REGION MUSEUMS

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  The Basilica of Hagia Sophia (Holy Wisdom), now called the Ayasofya Museum, is unquestionably one of the finest buildings of all time. Built by Constantine the Great and reconstructed by Justinian in the 6th century, its immense dome rises 55 meters above the

THE MARMARA REGION

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  THE MARMARA REGION A fast highway connects Istanbul with Izmit, the capital of Kocaeli province. An important city in Roman times known as Nicomedeia, it is now a prosperous industrial center. The restored Saatci Efendi Konak, a typical 18th-century Ottoman mansion, now serves as theEthnography

Winter Holidays

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Turkey is an important center of winter tourism with its snow-capped mountains, a summer-winter and luxury resorts in these mountains, which are well established. Transportation can be provided by two private visits are available to resorts, private tour operators and