Bursa is the fourth most populous city in Turkey with large industries. In the fourteenth century, it was the capital of the Ottoman State.
Bursa has a modern Science Center. Every year, they organize the Turkish Airlines Science Expo, a four day experience with more than hundredthousand visitors.
Mountain Uldağ is a lovely place, in winter there are ski resort, in summer it hosts the Bursa AstroFest.