Bursa Osmangazi District Guide

Bursa City Guide

Osmangazi is the biggest district of Bursa with more than 875.000 population and is one of the metropolis districts of the city. The district, which takes its name from Osman Gazi, the founder of the Ottoman Empire, is the largest district in the center of Bursa due to its location. The district starts with the Gökdere Valley in the east, on the foothills of Uludağ; It reaches Samanlı Mountains in the north via Nilüfer Stream and Mudanya Road in the west. The district includes an important part of Bursa’s historical and cultural places within its borders. In addition to industry, agriculture and animal husbandry also occupy an important place in the district. Osmangazi District is the most economically and culturally developed district of the city. Training terms located above the Turkey average.

Check out the most comprehensive Osmangazi city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Osmangazi ” or “How to get to Osmangazi ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




8.830 / km2

1,57 %

642 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Osmangazi ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Osmangazi , there are 2 state hospitals and 14 private hospitals in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Osmangazi or real estate for rent in Osmangazi, you are on the right page. As of the end of November 2020 in Bursa, Gemlik district, the prices of houses for sale increased by 36.22% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 120 square meters. Considering the annual averages, as of the end of November 2020, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Gemlik district of Bursa province were Umurbey, Cumhuriyet, Gençali, Balıkpazarı, Kayhan in descending order.

Accommodation in Osmangazi is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. Today, it’s possible to find different accommodation alternatives like hotels and hostels in Osmangazi.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Osmangazi” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Osmangazi” questions in this guide.  Osmangazi, the largest and central district of Bursa, which takes its name from the founder of the Ottoman Empire, is a historical district bearing the deep traces of the 3 civilizations that lived on it. Orhan Bey and Osman Bey Mausoleums are located in Tophane, Osmangazi. Thousands of visitors visit the historical places of Tophane every year.  You can include Ulu Mosque, one of the most important symbols of the city, in your list of places to visit in Bursa. The religious building, which Evliya Çelebi calls “Hagia Sophia of Bursa”, was built between 1396-1399 in line with the order of Bayezid I on the return of the Niğbolu War. In our country, there are very few cities with architectural diversity as much as Bursa. The Irgandı Bridge, built on Gökdere between Osmangazi and Yıldırım districts, is one of the most important evidences that symbolize this feature of the city.

If you are coming from another city to Osmangazi, you can find direct bus services to Bursa. Also, the airport is located in Yenişehir district, so you can find direct flights to Bursa.  You can use both metro, tramway and bus lines for transportation in Bursa. Bursaray is the official name of Bursa metro that connects districts from west to east.  There are two metro lines named as Emek – Arabayatağı and University – Kestel. The tramway lines are located in Osmangazi district and they connect the city center regions.  You can check out the inner-city transportation map below.


Enes Sahin

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