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Bursa City Museum

Since 2004
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Explore Bursa's Rich Heritage at the City Museum

09:00 AM - 17:30
09:00 AM - 17:30
09:00 AM - 17:30
09:00 AM - 17:30
09:00 AM - 17:30

  • Bursa
  • 7 ay önce gönderildi

Bursa, known for its historical significance and vibrant culture, is home to a remarkable institution that offers a glimpse into the city’s past—the Bursa City Museum. Housed in the former courthouse at Heykel, this state-of-the-art museum is a must-visit for history enthusiasts and culture seekers.

The museum’s ground-floor exhibits take visitors on a captivating journey through Bursa’s history. You’ll find information on the sultans who played a pivotal role in shaping the city’s destiny. While the labels are primarily in Turkish, the section headings provide valuable insights for non-Turkish speakers, making it accessible to a broader audience.

Venture upstairs to discover the museum’s cultural and ethnographical collections. Here, you’ll encounter a diverse array of artifacts and displays that vividly illustrate the region’s rich cultural heritage. The exhibits are so captivating that they often require minimal explanation, allowing visitors to appreciate the beauty of Bursa’s traditions and customs.

One of the museum’s highlights can be found in the basement, where meticulously reconstructed old shops transport visitors back in time. These authentic recreations provide a unique opportunity to experience the daily life and work of artisans from a bygone era. Films showcasing old-fashioned artisans at work add an extra layer of authenticity to the experience.

While exploring the museum, keep an eye out for newspaper clippings featuring local personalities. Deli Ayten, the banjo-playing bag lady, and ‘Tarzan Ali,’ the 59-year-old former action hero, are just a few of the intriguing characters who have left their mark on Bursa’s history.

In summary, the Bursa City Museum is a treasure trove of historical and cultural artifacts that immerses visitors in the city’s past. From the rich history of Bursa’s sultans to the immersive recreations of old shops, this museum offers an unforgettable experience.

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Hocaalizade, 6. Kültür Sk. No:8, 16010, 16010 Osmangazi/Bursa

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