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Emine Gogus Culinary Museum

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Address: Karagoz Mah. Hasirci Sok. Sahinbey, Gaziantep, Turkey
Phone Number: 0342-220-08-88
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A little gem giving insight into Gaziantep domestic life

A small museum but well laid out, with explanations in Turkish and English. What was a private house, around a small courtyard, with every room now dedicated to a different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We went along because the idea seemed so unusual and because Gazientep is renowned for its food. Set in a delightful old house, it gives a wonderful introduction to different aspects of Turkish domestic customs. Like the rest of Gaziantep, well worth a visit. There's a kitchen but on this visit nothing being cooked.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A small museum but well laid out, with explanations in Turkish and English. What was a private house, around a small courtyard, with every room now dedicated to a different aspect of local food, from storage to picnics. Good lists of herbs and spices and what they are used for. For anyone interested in food, this is well worth a... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The museum is located at the beginning of the "Culture Road" (also behind the castle) in Gaziantep so it is nice to visit this place while you are on your city tour. You can see traditional cooking tools and habits of Antep. You might be surprised by the variety of Antep food. (They have 291 different meal patents)

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Gaziantep Emine Gogus Mutfak Müzesi- Emine Gogus Gaziantep Cuisine & Dishes Museum is one the leading museums of Gaziantep city visited by thousands of tourists each year who want to explore the secrets of tasteful Gaziantep meals. Emine Gogus was the mother of the family who donated their big old house to the local goverment to be used as a... More 

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istanbul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A great museum with very nice dispaly of kitchen materials and explanations of everything about wonderfull Gaziantep culinary tradit On. Do not forhet to buy the book including recipes with Gaziantep traditional cooking

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Istanbul, Turkey
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A culinary museum? Yes! Such fun to see this place that was once a home and was converted into a museum dedicated to food! I live in Istanbul and am not easily impressed but this place is fun, informative, and filled with tools and implements that underscore the commonalities all nations share: cooking!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This surprise find needs the respect it deserves. This combination of culinary museum and training facilities gives the visitor a chance to understand the traditions of the culinary 'art'. The descriptive panels are very helpful to provide the context behind the traditions. A personal familial presentation that helps the visitor appreciate. Good place for foodies to visit.

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Kusadasi, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Positive: situated in the historical center - very nice house, arabic architecture) - only 1 TL entrance fee - friendly and helpful staff Negative: exposed items have a limited interest - should be part of an etnographical museum

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This small museum in Gaziantep is located in the old city near the castle and will give you a good idea of the history of Turkish cuisine and traditions. The museum is in an old house that has been renovated and the displays are good. Although the video that runs are in Turkish it is enjoyable and one do manage... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014 via mobile

This is a very small museum in a lovely renovated old house. If you are already in the old city, it's worth stopping just to see the house. The entry fee is only 1 TL. The museum itself is ok - nothing special. There is English translation. Museums are closed on Monday.

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