Bursa wis the caipital o the Ottoman State atween 1326 an 1365. The ceety wis referred tae as "Hüdavendigar" (meaning "God's Gift") durin the Ottoman period, while a mair recent nickname is "Yeşil Bursa" (meanin "Green Bursa") in reference tae the pairks an gardens locatit athort its urban tissue, as well as tae the vast forests in rich variety that extend in the surroondin region. The ceety is synonymous wi Mount Uludağ which touers ahint its core an which is an aw a famous ski resort. The mausoleums o early the Ottoman sultans are locatit in Bursa an the numerous edifices built throughoot the Ottoman period constitute the ceety's main landmarks. The surroondin fertile plain, its thermal baths, several interestin museums, notably a rich museum o airchaeology, an a rather orderly urban growth are further principal elements that complete Bursa's oweraw pictur.