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Odunpazari Houses (Odunpazari Urban Site), Eskisehir

Odunpazari district was established on the hills south of the city. The district, which preserves the examples of traditional Anatolian Turkish Architecture, its curved roads and dead-end streets. It has survived to the present day by preserving its traditions and customs with its houses with adjacent bay windows and wooden ornaments. Odunpazari has been taken under protection as a “Historical and Urban Site“.

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Traditional Crafts

It looks like an oil painting with a brown frame between the white walls of some houses lined up on both sides of the narrow streets. Some houses add different colors to this painting with their indigo blue and brick red looks. The houses embody important features of the Ottoman period urban architecture. The facades of the houses facing the street should be protruding and elbowed.

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