Historical background of Mt.Uludağ of Bursa

Mt. Uludağ in Bursa

Mt.Uludağ is one of the well known resort places and winter sport facilities of Turkey. What do you know about its historical background of Mt.Uludağ?

This mountain was named as Olympos Mysia in early ages. Then its name had changed as Mt.Monk in Roman period because there were religious centers on the mountain. It was one of the important centers of Christianity. The monks had escaped from here when Turks dominated the region. The mountain had named as Mt.Uludağ after Turkish Republic was founded.

A panorama on Mt. Uludağ

Especially in winters, many domestic and foreign tourists are attracted to the mountain. The hotels are open in winter season. It is a worth visiting place of South Marmara.


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