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Address: Saruhan Mah. Murat Cad. No:81 | Karakoy, Manisa Merkez, Manisa, Turkey
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+90 236 231 1071

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Archeological finds from Manisa province

Great museum located in the wonderful medrese (education) and imaret (soup kitchen) buildings, part of the Muradiye Mosque Complex. Nice staff. Unfortunately no info available... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2014
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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Great museum would be well suited for families. Showcased are some of the ancient crafts with well done boards explaining the ancient crafts.

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Chicago Ridge, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The museum is closed as it was 2 years ago. In spite of reports here, it is NOT open. This is my second attempt to see the ancient collection and my last. Like so many small museums in Turkey (and large - the Istanbul Archaeological Museum is largely closed and the powers that be could not care less). Same for... More 

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Manisa was established by Magnets from Greece after the Trojan wars on the footsetps of Spil mount according to Homer and it became one of the important settlements in the periods of Lydians, Romans and Byzantines. It became the capital of Saruhan Emirate in 1313 AD and Ottoman sent their Şehzades-Princes to be trained before becoming the Ottoman sultans so... More 

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Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Great museum located in the wonderful medrese (education) and imaret (soup kitchen) buildings, part of the Muradiye Mosque Complex. Nice staff. Unfortunately no info available except for a few labels.

Thank LGedik
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2012

Located in the former madrasa (school) and imaret (soup kitchen) of the magnificent Murad III Mosque, the museum would be worht a visit just for the buildings. As the capital of its province, Manisa receives antiquities from a wide area, and notably from ancient Sardis. Unfortunately the main section is currently closed, but there are still some interesting things to... More 

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