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Emine Gogus Culinary Museum

Karagoz Mah. Hasirci Sok. Sahinbey, Gaziantep, Turkey
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Ranked #12 of 22 Attractions in Gaziantep
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
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Wellington, New Zealand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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282 reviews 282 reviews
62 attraction reviews
207 helpful votes 207 helpful votes
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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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

+ worth a visit for foodies and those unfamiliar with Turkish and/or Middle Eastern cuisine. + everything translated into English + cute little museum for very modest entry price and won't take much of your time but I learned a lot. + shows importance of aubergine to their cuisine and thus I had many wonderful dishes with aubergine during our... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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167 reviews 167 reviews
77 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

It is a pity there is not more English in this quaint museum. The video was worth watching but would have been improved with subtitles. Local identities are featured showing off the local cuisine.

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Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The building is lovely, the museum is small, but interesting. Fun to visit if you have the time and are a foodie. Lots of photos of local dishes (text in Turkish).

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

It only cost 1 TL to get in, so I'd definitely suggest it. I found the museum to be average though. I'm giving it 4 stars because I think it was good value for money. However, if you don't have too much time, you should skip it.

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Istanbul
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75 reviews 75 reviews
20 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

It'a a very nice museum to get to know the local culinary culture of Gaziantep. Try to visit if you have enough time. Rooms are well designed and information is very useful.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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129 reviews 129 reviews
46 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

The building, an old Ottoman mansion, was more interesting than the contents. But it was a charming little place near our hotel, so we went. If you are in town, I recommend going there, but don't expect anything special. Spend your time eating in Gaziantep instead. The food in the town is fabulous.

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