From Istanbul: Söğüt, İnegöl and Bursa Day Trip with Lunch
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- Duration: 16 hours
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Begin your journey of Ottoman history with a bright and early pickup from your hotel in Istanbul, where you will be greeted by your guide who will take care of you throughout the day. Head straight to Söğüt, the Ottoman Empire’s birthplace, whereupon arrival your guide will take you on a walking tour. Walk in the footsteps of Turkey’s great hero Ertuğrul Gazi and visit his tomb where he was laid to rest in 1288. Feel like an Ottoman hero and hire traditional Alp or Hatun clothes, for men and women, respectively, and snap Instagram-worthy pictures. Next, head to the tomb of Sheikh Edebali, Ertuğrul Gazi’s mentor who was considered the spiritual founder of the Ottoman Empire. Visit the impressive Orhan Gazi Mosque, built in 1332 and the first Ottoman Mosque with a lead dome. Then, make your way to İnegöl where you will visit the tomb of Turgut Alp, known as one of the greatest warriors...
Explore the phenomenal town of Sogut as you take a trip back in time. See the infamous resting place of Ertugrul Ghazi and create memories that you will treasure. Start off your morning with a pickup from your expert tour guide, jump in the air-conditioned vehicle and enjoy the ride. Learn about Ottoman history as your tour guide tells you about the birth place of the Ottoman Empire. First stop, visit the spiritual tomb of Ertugrul Ghazi. According to tradition, he was the son of Suleyman Shah, leader of the Kayı tribe of Oghuz Turks, who fled from western Central Asia to Anatolia to escape the Mongol conquests. Second stop, visit the Tomb of Sheikh Edebali, who was Ertugrul Ghazi’s mentor. Next stop, marvel at the first Ottoman Mosque built in 13th-century, the Orhangazi Mosque. After the tour, drive back to Istanbul and transfer to your hotel.
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