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Top Choice Ceramics in Kütahya

Lalezar Çini

Housed in a beautifully restored Ottoman mansion, Lalezar Çini is the studio and showcase gallery for the Tek family, who recreate beautiful Iznik-style quartz ceramics from previous centuries and also craft more mo…
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…
Turkish in Kütahya

Hammam-I Ziyafe

This restaurant in a restored hamam (1402) offers a good choice of çorba, mezes and salads, plus set lunch menus. House specials are güveç (meat and vegetable stew), gözleme (savoury pancake) and köfte, and you can …
Pide in Kütahya

A La Turka

This friendly family-run restaurant serves tandır (slow-cooked) dishes, güveç (stew) and recommended lahmacun (Arabic-style pizza; ₺3). Try the frothy house ayran (yoghurt drink) and check out if any live music is p…
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…
Anatolian in Kütahya

Deftardar Konağı

Occupying an Ottoman building, with a pleasant garden and upstairs rooms featuring carved wooden ceilings, this family-run restaurant serves mantı (Turkish ravioli), börek (filled pastry), çorba (soup) and Ottoman d…
Pub in Kütahya

Voodoo

The best of the pubs and bars along the southern end of Atatürk Bulvarı. Most of the crew behind the bar speak pretty good English and, as it's popular with couples, Voodoo's beer garden vibe is a relaxed alternativ…
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…