REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM BURSA PROVINCIAL DIRECTORATE OF CULTURE AND TOURISM
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Nilüfer

Nilüfer (lotus) County, referred to as the “Bursa of the Future”, got its name from the Nilüfer Stream that passes through it, which got its name from, Nilufer Hatun; the wife of Orhan Gazi. Newly structured county and being suitable for modern urban planning conditions are important features of Nilüfer County. Gölyazı Village, located on the shores of Lake Uluabat is to be remembered with its monumental tree the “Crying Sycamore”, spectacular nature, the Temple and Church of Apollon. The village is protected by law as “conservation area”. Ayvaini Cave, which is the 6th longest cave of Turkey is located in Ayva Village, near Ulubat Lake, 40 km from Bursa City. Additionally, today known as Gümüştepe, formerly known as “Misi Village”, famous for winemaking, has also become a touristic center with its historical buildings and natural beauties. Transportation is provided through İzmir Road from the center.