Region: Bursa - Uludag
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Uludağ, the ancient Mysian Olympus, is a mountain in Bursa Province, Turkey, of altitude 2,543 m. It is a favourite center of winter sports, including skiing, and a national park of rich flora and fauna. Summer activities, such as trekking and camping, also are popular. According to the legends, it is said that Trojan wars used to have been watched by the Apollon and the other Greek Gods . In the Roman Empire and Hellenic periods, Mt. Uludağ a place of seclusion for early Christian monks. Mt. Uludağ is the highest mountain of the Marmara region. Its highest peak is Kartaltepe 2543 meters high. To the north are high plateaus: Sarıalan, Kirazlıyayla, Kadıyayla, Sobra.