Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, reflects the early period of Ottoman Culture. Cumalıkızık is a village from that period, a place where time seems to have stopped.
The village is notable both for its houses, which and its friendly residents living in the traditional setting. It is a "living Ottoman village" with unspoilt historical ambiance.
A seaside resort town 25km from Bursa, Mudanya has fine fish restaurants and music taverns which are popular fort he natives as well as visitors. The Armistice Museum is also worth a visit. Just 12km from Mudanya, Zeytinbağı (Tirilye) exemplifies the architecture and layout of a typical Turkish town.
Uludağ, 36 km south of Bursa, is one of the country’s favorite winter sports centers. Its richness of flora and fauna has given it the status of a national park, while summer activities like trekking and camping are also popular. In ancient times, Uludağ was known as Mysian Olympus, and according to ancient Greek mythology it was place where the gods watched the Trojan War.
Plans have been confirmed for a development project that will increase the current accommodation capacity and further expand the skiing facilities. Thanks to its geography, the Uludağ Ski Resort also offers heli-skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, and snow biking.
Uludağ is the highest mountain in Western Anatolia. Its peak, Kara Tepe, stands at 2,543 m. the altitude of the ski resort starts from 1,750m and the best season to visit is from late December to late March.