Kütahya attractions

Museum in Kütahya

Tile Museum

Located behind landmark Ulu Cami, the (nonworking) İmaret Cami houses a museum showcasing Kütahya's kiln-fired past. Pottery includes large jugs and plates by masters such as Hacı Hafiz Mehmet Emin Efendi (who worke…
Historic Building in Kütahya

Kossuth House

This stately whitewashed Ottoman building once housed dissident Hungarian parliamentarian Lajos Kossuth (1802–94), and exemplifies upper-class Kütahyan life in the mid-19th century. Along with period furnishings, co…
Mosque in Kütahya

Dönenler Cami

With a mechanical rotating dervish statue in its forecourt, Dönenler Cami was built in the 14th century and later used as a mevlevihane (home to a Mevlevi dervish group). It evokes a Seljuk past with its galleried s…
Museum in Kütahya

Archaeology Museum

Located next to the large Ulu Cami in the Vacidiye Medresesi (1314), this museum exhibits Phrygian Valley finds including Roman votive stelae, plus a masterpiece Roman sarcophagus from Aizanoi's Temple of Zeus, carv…
Area in Kütahya

Germiyan Sokak

A 10-minute walk northwest of the main square, Zafer Meydanı, this heritage street of renovated Ottoman houses includes restaurants, cafes and a museum house, Kent Müzesi, where you can enjoy the historical ambience…
Mosque in Kütahya

Ulu Cami

Located at the western end of Cumhuriyet Caddesi, Kütahya's main pedestrianised thoroughfare, this cavernous structure (1410) is notable for its riot of colourful Arabic-language calligraphy.
Castle in Kütahya

Kütahya Fortress

Looming over Kütahya, this 8th-century Byzantine fortress was restored by the Seljuks, the Germiyan emirs and the Ottomans between the 13th and 15th centuries. Dozens of round tower ruins indicate its former strengt…
Museum in Kütahya

Kent Müzesi

Located amid the restored Ottoman houses of Germiyan Sokak, 10 minutes northwest of the main square, Kütahya's City Museum presents a good overview of the city and region.