3 Million People Visited The Tombs and Museums in Bursa
Museums, sultan complexes and tombs in Bursa hosted nearly 3 million visitors in 2022.
It was reported that the museums, complexes and tombs within the body of Bursa Metropolitan Municipality hosted nearly 3 million visitors last year. According to the statement made by the municipality, 2 million 833 thousand 97 people visited 10 museums, 6 tombs, Zindankapı and Contemporary Art Gallery within the scope of the Museums Branch Directorate last year.
SULTAN KULLIYE IS THE PLACES THAT WELCOME THE MOST GUESTS
The kulliyes, which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List, were the places that hosted the most guests with more than 2 million 200 thousand local and foreign visitors. While the city museum hosted the most visitors in Bursa, approximately 4 thousand people attended the workshops in the museum, which was visited by 103 thousand people throughout the year.
Zindankapı, which was opened to visitors as a museum and contemporary art gallery after it was restored by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality, hosted 60 thousand 766 visitors.
Karagöz Museum, which features shadow play figures of Karagöz and Hacivat, and where children’s plays are exhibited on weekdays and Saturdays except Mondays, reached 86,867 visitors. Karagöz and Hacivat shadow play was staged 453 times in the museum throughout the year and 20,601 spectators had the opportunity to watch the traditional Turkish shadow play.
Archeopark Open Air Museum
Aktopraklık Höyük Archeopark and Open Air Museum broke a record in 2022. 37,140 people visited the archaeopark, where there are reenactments dating back 8,500 years.
Merinos Textile and Industry Museum, Bursa Foundation Culture Museum and Migration History Museum, which are among the museums that host many different events and workshops throughout the year, reached more than 54 thousand visitors. Hünkar Mansion, which was built for Sultan Abdülmecit in a short period of 19 days and was the residence of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk in Bursa, also attracted the attention of museum lovers. 37 thousand 379 people visited the museum last year.