The Sea of Marmara and the North Aegean Sights

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Bursa 11

İznik 6

Pergamum (Bergama) 4

Gallipoli 4

Troy (Truva) 2

Çanakkale 2

Cunda Island (Ali Bey Adası) 1

Behramkale (Assos) 1

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Archaeological Site/ Ruins 7

Cemetery 2

Island 1

Market/ Bazaar 1

Memorial/ Monument/ Tomb 3

Military Site 1

Mountain–Sight 1

Museum/ Gallery 7

Park (National/ State/ Provincial) 1

Park/ Playground 1

Religious Building/ Site/ Shrine 6

Spa–Sight 1

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Tomb and Mosque of Abdülvahap

  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

If you're looking for a good spot to watch the sunset over İznik Lake, the tomb of Abdülvahap Sultan Sancaktarı, a hero of the battle...

Troy (Truva)

  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

The wooden horse that stands outside the site is a modern addition, there to remind us of Homer's epics, but the city walls, layer upon...

Türk İslam Eserleri Müzesi

  • Museum/Gallery

On west side of Yeşil Cami, this museum is housed in an attractive medrese (theological school), part of a complex that includes Yeşil...

Ulu Cami

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

This striking building opposite the northern end of Maksem Caddesi dates from 1399, when Sultan Beyazıt had it constructed after vowing...

Uludağ Milli Parkı

  • Mountain–Sight

To fully appreciate why Bursa is called Green Bursa, take the 30-minute trip up the teleferik (gondola lift), a 15-minute bus or dolmuş...

Uluumay Müzesi

  • Museum/Gallery

A fine, albeit small, collection of traditional Ottoman costumes, some dating back to the 15th century, along with gorgeous silver jewelry,...

Yeşil Cami

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

A juxtaposition of simple form, inspired stone carving, and spectacular tile work, this is among the finest mosques in Turkey. Work on...

Yeşil Türbe

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

The "Green Tomb," built in 1421, is the resting place of Mehmet I Çelebi. It's actually covered in blue tiles, added after an earthquake...

Çimenlik Fortress

  • Military Site

The main reason to come here is for the sweeping view of the mouth of the Dardanelles and the Aegean, but the long history and exhibits...

İznik Müzesi

  • Museum/Gallery

Artifacts such as Greek tombstones, Ottoman jewelry, pieces of Byzantine floor mosaics, and original İznik tiles will on be display...

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