Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses

Turkey Outlets and cheap shopping addresses in Turkey Shopping is an indispensable part of our daily life. Outlet shops have become the addresses for cheaper shopping. Many brands manufacture cheaper products especially for their outlets. List of some outlet center Click More »


Balıkesir: Blessed with numerous islands where lush green forests stretch along the shores of the infinite sea, Balıkesir province is also the habitat of abundant olive groves. Founded by the Mysians in ancient times, Balıkesir has been one of the Click More »


Amasya:  The city where the Sultans’ sons were educated and the legendary city where Ferhad had to mine the mountains to reunite with his beloved Shirin, Amasya has been one of the major cities of many civilizations since the ancient Click More »


Mersin Mersin: One of the warmest and most beautiful cities of the Mediterranean region that can be visited for its authentic flavors and beautiful beaches any time of the year. Mersin is one of the most developed cities of the Click More »


Burdur Burdur: Located in the western part of the Mediterranean Region, Burdur is a major city where scenic beauties meet with historical archaeology Settled for the first time in 7000 BC, Burdur has been home to many civilizations and ancient Click More »


Yalova: Surrounded by the Marmara Sea, Yalova is a peaceful and relaxing city rich in thermal springs and abundant nature. It is estimated that Yalova was founded in the 7th century BC by Bithynians from Thrace. Yalova is rich in Click More »


Karabük Karabük is situated on an important trade route between Amasra on the coast and central Anatolia. Karabük is a town and the capital district of Karabük Province in the Black Sea region of Turkey. Karabük was built in the 1930s as the seat of the iron and steel Click More »

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The unequaled works of art and remains belonging to the many civilizations and societies that left their mark in Turkey are preserved across the centuries to welcome today’s visitors. Shedding light into history, far and recent, this legacy is well-preserved Click More »

Winter Sports

Turkey, which attracts the attention with different scenic beauties every season, offers the most beautiful ski slopes in winter. The Skiing centers of Anatolia welcome many winter sports enthusiasts and offer slopes that are suitable for a variety of winter Click More »

Water Sports

The crossroads of Europe and Asia surrounded by the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, and Aegean and Marmara seas, Turkey is the heart of water sports. Turkey is a peninsula awaiting its visitors to explore the seas of magnificently unique regions. Click More »

Outdoor Sports

For the active tourist Turkey has many mountains that offer winter sport activities . The mountains offer wonderful winter sports like skiing, mountain climbing and hiking. Enjoy the winter sports by checking out some of the to climbing sites such Click More »

Alternative Tourism

Alternative tourism options appeal to a wide range of holiday makers who are looking for options other than the classic holiday! Turkey offers a variety of alternatives and services ranging from eco-tourism as a means to commune with nature to Click More »

Antique Cities

Home to the world’s earliest settlements and numerous civilizations ranging from the tiniest of communities to the greatest of empires, Anatolia invites you to discover its ancient cities. Aphrodisias With a history dating back to 5000 BC, the ancient city Click More »


Ephesus Ephesus; one of the most important regions of Izmir and Turkey and the most famous Greek city of the ancient times with a heritage dating back to 6 thousand BC The ancient city of Ephesus located close to Seljuk, Click More »


Alanya Alanya; one of nature’s most generous regions located by in front of the Toros mountains by the Mediterranean Sea and the hub of many civilizations throughout the centuries Located on a peninsula reaching into the in the Mediterranean Sea, Click More »


Uzungöl Uzungöl: Located within the province of Trabzon, one of the most beautiful cities of Eastern Black Sea Region, Uzungöl, with its lush green nature and calm water, peacefully lies within a valley.   Uzungöl is the lake that also Click More »

Historical Peninsula

Historical Peninsula Historical Peninsula: A historical region which has flourished over the centuries since its earliest settlement, the Historical Peninsula hosts invaluable monuments of bygone civilizations. Also called Suriçi (Walled City) the area was founded in 685 BC and named Click More »


Selçuk Selçuk:  Center of many civilizations since ancient times, both sacred and historic region and the open air museum of Izmir. Selçuk, with a history dating back to 6000 BC, abounds in valuable artifacts illustrative of the culture and architecture Click More »


Safranbolu Safranbolu:  A dreamy town of historical significance, Safranbolu is located in the Black Sea Region and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Mentioned in Homer’s Iliad, Safranbolu, with a history dating back to ancient times, has been one Click More »



Cumalıkızık: Home to the most beautiful specimens of traditional Ottoman architecture and a lush green town in the heart of nature

Cumalikizik was originally an Ottoman settlement nestled at the slopes of Mount Uludağ in the province of Bursa about 700 years ago.

Bursa is an ideal route of discovery if you want to get steeped in history and explore the trails of ancient Anatolian culture.


One of the first Ottoman settlements in Bursa province, Cumalıkızık is perhaps at the top of the list of most visited spots highly praised for its unique architecture.
The elongated streets from the time of early settlement, the various houses and fountains have turned the settlement into a great village. The traditional houses that survived from the ancient times are noted for their stability and are still livable in the present day.
Housing a total of 270 buildings, 180 of which are still settled today, the historical streets of Cumalikızık are very inviting to tourists who want to feast their eyes on traditional Ottoman architecture.
The two or three-story houses are either made of rubble, stone, brick or wood. Painted in white, yellow, purple and blue the houses are nestled in the heart of nature.
The Cumalikizik Ethnography Museum and Art House showcasing furniture, lighting, heating and kitchen appliances, farm implements and many of weapons is another tourist attraction where vistors can get informed on the history of the region.
Estimated to have been made 300 years ago, the Cumalikizik Mosque is another historical structure that must be visited. The restored wooden ceiling and altar are worth to sightsee.
Cumalikizik Hamam and Zekiye Hatun Fountain are two more locations bearing the traces of the history. The village is also known for its ancient sycamore trees located at the entrance of the village. Witnesses to history, these ancient sycamore trees contribute to the fairytale atmosphere of the village.
Cumalıkızık with its cobblestoned streets and houses and stones bearing the stories of the past, is considered a typical specimen of traditional town architecture of the Ottomans.
We recommend you to plan your journey in advance if you want to witness this enigmatic town.


Having preserved its original state since the ancient times, Cumalıkızık entertains guests, who have come to witness its 700 year old history, with a variety of festivals.
The Cumalikizik Raspberry Festival, held in June every year, introduces the delicious raspberries grown in the region in addition to the nature and culture of the area. The festival comprises a variety of activities and is highly inviting.

How can I go there?

Situated in the Marmara Region, Cumalikizik is an easily accessible destination with convenient transportation means.
Bursa can be accessed from Istanbul via bus or sea bus. Moreover, the region is reachable via highway from all cities in Turkey. Cumalikizik is located only 10 km away from Bursa city center and can be accessed by taking one of the minibuses or public busses leaving from Bursa bus terminal to Cumalikizik.
Are you ready to explore this magnificent destination where history and nature harmonize?

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