Bursa

bursa

Bursa had its name from its founder, King Prusias of Bithynia. It subsequently came under Roman, then Byzantine rule before it became the first capital of the Ottoman Empire in 1326 under the command of Orhan Gazi. Many important Ottoman buildings still remain in Bursa. Bursa is a large city in northwest Turkey, lying in the foothills … Read more

Istanbul

istanbul guide

With one arm reaching out to Asia and the other to Europe, Istanbul is the only city in the world located on two continents. Istanbul’s fate has been sealed by its vital strategic location and its enchanting natural beauty. For more than 1500 years it was the capital of three empires: Roman, Byzantine and the Ottoman Empires. It was beautified accordingly with magnificent monuments … Read more

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