We will pick up from the hotel, we drive to Bursa. Visit to Grand Mosque, the symbolic Mosque of Bursa which was built by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid in 1399. The Grand Mosque is the largest central mosque among the others. The Grand Mosque houses one of the most unique Ottoman Calligraphies which were written by Sefik Bey. In the inner walls, there are 192 calligraphies in total. The Green Mosque was commissioned by the Sultan Çelebi Mehmet and was built by the architect Haci Ivaz Pasha in 1419. The portal at the entrance of the mosque is the most beautiful sample of the Turkish stone carving. The Green Tomb, The tomb is octagonal, pointed dome and specific characteristic style. The tomb consists of cross vaults which has Windows in every corner and sarcophaguses on the floor. The tiles of the tomb are mostly green colour and they are one of the most beautiful samples of Ottoman art. Inkaya Village, houses a plane tree which is 600 years old or we are visiting Cumalıkızık Village is one of the oldest villages in Turkey. The village is located on the South of Bursa and 700 years old. According to Ottoman archives, Cumalikizik was founded by the Ottoman Sultan Orhan in 1200’s. The village is keeping the traditional Ottoman architecture and culture. Cumalikizik Village was taken under control by Turkish government to protect its atmospher in 1980.
After the Bursa sightseeing tour, drive back to Istanbul.
Note: Lunch at local restaurant.
Istanbul / Hotel or Adress