Browsing Tag

TIRILYE

CITYS PHOTO TIRILYE TRAVEL TURKEY

TIRILYE

Tirilye is a town in Bursa Province, Mudanya, Turkey, situated 12 km (7.46 mi) west of Mudanya. It is a township along the Marmara Sea shoreline. The area, which was inhabited since the 5th century BC, was formerly known as Τρίγλεια, Trigleia or Βρύλλειον, Brylleion in Greek.

12241198_10153441445874177_6144955273554466555_n

 

 

11261246_10153441451429177_3138337852022610417_n

12243262_10153441451384177_4132701086609658199_n

Trilye has been an important religious center for Greek Orhodoks Christians for a long time. Trilye is a first level protected area since 1980 because of the Byzantine and Ottoman architectural monuments and is considered as an open-air museum thanks to the historical buildings and houses. Osman Gazi’s Turkmens in Bursa and surroundings have started settling in this location from the beginning of the year 1303.

12240101_10153441445559177_8651553919068455542_n (1)

12193339_10153441445684177_4733613774668414616_n

 

11988736_10153441445744177_8495252071343120204_n

12208580_10153441445724177_4067177540423249377_n

12246594_10153441445834177_5917017130950846115_n

12241701_10153441445704177_7434446555438190922_n

12240058_10153441445024177_3499683258222955316_n12243524_10153441445459177_7059179989124486267_n

Old Greek houses built at the end of the 19th century line what few streets are left. This town is under the protection by the Ministry of Culture so no one can destroy the old houses or rebuild them in a different style than the original one. The place is famous for its olives and had historically been inhabited by Greek artisans engaged in the silk trade.

12243099_10153441445524177_7387305929375382001_n