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

Bursa Thermal Springs

Oylat Thermal Resort

Location: 27km south of Inegol, southwest of Bursa.

Transport: The resort is off the highway between Inegol and Tavsanli. The nearest airport at Yenisehir, near Bursa.

Water temperature: Oylat Hamami Spring - 40°C. Sizi Suyu Spring – 35.5°C. Goz Suyu Spring - 10°C.

pH value: Oylat Hamam Spring – 7.26. Sizi Suyu Spring – 7.18. Goz Suyu Spring – 7.04.

Physical and chemical properties: The various springs contain some, or all of the following: Sulphur, bicarbonate, calcium, ionic hydrogen and iron.

Recommended Applications: Drinking and bathing

Helps to heal: Drinking - diuretic and good for obesity. Bathing - relaxing sedative.

Accommodation: Buyuk Hotel - 220 beds. Motel - 210 beds.

Çekirge Thermal Resort

Location: In the Cekirge area of Bursa, on the eastern side of the city.

Water temperature: Vakifbahce Spring - 47°C. Karamustafa Spring - 58°C. Kaynarca and Yenikaplica Springs - 77°C. Kukurtlu Hamam Spring - 78°C

pH value: Vakifbahce Spring – 6.98. Karamustafa Spring – 6.6. Kaynarca and Yenikaplica Springs – 6.78. Kukurtlu Hamam Spring – 6.44

Physical and chemical properties: The group of springs contain some, or all of the following: hyperthermal, hypertonic, oligometallic and radioactive, bicarbonate, sulphur, calcium, magnesium, sodium and carbon dioxide.

Recommended: Applications Drinking and bathing

Helps to heal: Rheumatic ailments, painful disorders of muscular system, chronic gynaecological infections and cramps, blood clots and bronchitis. Combination of bathing and drinking for liver and gall bladder condition, mild gout and diabetes, and obesity.

Accommodation: Anatolia Hotel - 192 beds. Buyuk Yildiz Hotel - 68 Beds. Hotel Kervansaray - 500 beds.

Armutlu Thermal Resort

Location: 2km north of Armutlu, which is around 20km west of Yalova.

Transportation: Accessible from Bursa, Yalova and Istanbul by road, sea and air.

Water temperature: 57°C

pH value: 6.2 - 6.5

Physical and chemical properties: Sulphur, bicarbonate, chlorine, calcium, sodium and carbon dioxide.

Recommended: Applications Drinking and bathing

Helps to heal: Rheumatism, cardiovascular conditions, gynaecological disorders, mental and muscular fatigue, nervous and eating disorders.

Accommodation: 2-star hotel.