Eskisehir is a city in northwestern Turkey and the capital of the Eskişehir Province. The population of the city is over 685 000. The city is located on the banks of the Porsuk River, 792 m above sea level, where it overlooks the fertile Phrygian Valley. the city is widely nicknamed as "students’ city" in Turkey. The name Eskişehir translates to "the old city" in Turkish, a fitting name as the city fully embraces modern life while still maintaining a sense of tradition and ancient values. The city is 335 km away from Istanbul, 228 km from Ankara, and 144 km from Bursa. Eskişehir is one of the most bike-friendly cities for Turkish standards. The best places for shopping are Neoplus Outlet and Espark Eskisehir.