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Bursa Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts

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Address: Yesil Cad., Bursa, Turkey
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+90 224 327 7679

This museum's collections include ceramics, woodcarvings and metal works....

This museum's collections include ceramics, woodcarvings and metal works. There are also small exhibits in side rooms displaying a Turkish bath and Turkish coffeehouse.

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Above average provincial museum

This museum is housed in a most attractive 15th century medersa connected with Yeşil Camii. In successive rooms around its large courtyard are displayed rooms of ancient... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2014
Brookline, Massachusetts
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I really enjoyed the museum. It really was the high point of our visit to Bursa. The museum was a macrocosm of everything Bursa had to offer throughout history.

Thank Hasan D
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Although the entrance fee of 5 TL is very cheap, it's more expensive than the City Museum (2 TL), while it doesn't really offer any surprises. There are very few texts to read - at least they are in English - and the objects are labelled in a very superficial manner. But as this museum is directly located next to... More 

Thank Thorsten M
Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2016

The museum is more about the tools and crafts of ordinary folks than about the pieces of artists. One could find clothes worn by nomads, dervishes, carpets, nicely crafted ornaments dating centuries. The museum also has an extensive coin collection. It was interesting to observe the rows of coins coming from the 13th century Ottoman Turkey all the way to... More 

Thank Salih Y
Carteret, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 November 2015

Everybody has own choice of TRAVELS. We chose to enjoy without any GUIDED Tour. In this choice we had very very nice experiences. The Information Centers, The Turkish People, and so manyyyyyyy. We had a full day tour in Bursa. Every thing we saw, was amazing. The Museum, is a great combinition of Turkish & Islamic Heritage. Is any thing... More 

2 Thank Ashfaq A
Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

I had high expectations about these museum, but they were not met. The building itself is beautiful, very close to the Green Mosque, but the museum it self had not so many pieces and looked very abandoned. We were the only ones inside for the whole time we stayed there. The 5 TL are worth only for the architecture.

Thank TPietscher
Brookline, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2014

This museum is housed in a most attractive 15th century medersa connected with Yeşil Camii. In successive rooms around its large courtyard are displayed rooms of ancient ceramics, calligraphy & bookbinding, metal work, etc. The medersa has some interesting tombstones outside, and there is a nearby row of small "antique shops" to browse.

2 Thank NicJBoston
Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 13 November 2012

actually to be seen as one is going to the green mosque and green tomb but not that interesting material and the building really need serious restauration while it seems full of state employees doing nothing and protecting very little and not that worth it material. it is free but it better cost a little money and be in better... More 

2 Thank Paul M
Scottsdale, AZ
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Reviewed 25 August 2012

Went here hoping to cool off from the 100+ degree day, and to have something in a cool cafe. No, no cafe, and not air-conditioned. If you can bear up, you'll enjoy the exhibits.

Thank AZCUthere
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 13 July 2012

There is no entrance fee. Very small museum but should be seen as it's a part of the Green Mosque-Tomb complex.

1 Thank Olivia V
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Reviewed 28 July 2011

Very close to attraction 'Yesil Turbe'.or Green Tomb,A nice insight to ottomon culture.Not very large,as its free of charge,half an hour is enough.

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