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Interesting museum

Bursa Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts is a very interesting Museum. It has a rather long... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
Above average provincial museum

This museum is housed in a most attractive 15th century medersa connected with Yeşil Camii. In... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2014
NicJBoston
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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Nov 27, 2018
“Interesting museum”
Jun 5, 2016
“A magical museul”
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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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Yesil Cad., Bursa, Turkey
+90 224 327 76 79
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Bursa Museum of Turkish and Islamic Arts is a very interesting Museum. It has a rather long history, as it goes back to over a hundred years. The art works are very impressive. If you are into that sort of Art you will love this...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed June 5, 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.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank LDNhasan
Reviewed May 11, 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...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Thorsten M
Reviewed January 29, 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...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Salih Y
Reviewed November 1, 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...More

Date of experience: May 2015
2  Thank Ashfaq A
Reviewed July 27, 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...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed June 8, 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...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank NicJBoston
Reviewed November 13, 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...More

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank Paul M
Reviewed August 24, 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.

Date of experience: August 2012
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Reviewed July 13, 2012

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

Date of experience: July 2012
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