Historical Coppersmiths' Bazaar Will Contribute to Bursa Tourism

Coppersmiths' Bazaar Will Contribute to Bursa Tourism
Coppersmiths' Bazaar Will Contribute to Bursa Tourism

📩 31/10/2023 14:42

The Metropolitan Municipality, which demolished 38 buildings in the Historical Bazaar and Inns Region, the heart of Bursa, realized the dream of years and brought the Sağrıcı Sungur Mosque to light with the restoration, is rapidly continuing its restoration works in the historical inns, which have now become more visible. Within the scope of the work initiated in the Historical Coppersmiths' Bazaar, the historical building regains its original identity from the facade to the roof.

The project, which will restore the Historical Bazaar and Inns Region, which started to form in Bursa, the first capital of the Ottoman Empire, in the 14th century and completed with the development of inns, covered bazaars and bazaars in the 16th century, to its former glory, is progressing step by step. Within the scope of the Çarşıbaşı Urban Transformation Project of the Historical Bazaar and Inns Region, which was implemented by Bursa Metropolitan Municipality with the support of the Ministry of Environment, Urbanization and Climate Change, 38 buildings surrounding the historical area were demolished, and the 342-year-old Esiri Mehmet Dede Tomb, surrounded by shops, and Sağrıcı Sungur, dating back to 1549, were demolished. The mosque was unearthed. While the completed Bakırcılar Square, İpekhan Square, Sağrıcı Sungur Masjid and landscaping arrangements were opened to the public and the works related to the parking lot continued, the Metropolitan Municipality accelerated the restoration works it had initiated in the historical inns that became more visible.

The showcase is being renewed in Bakırcılar

Coppersmiths' Bazaar in the historical region, which is a complete open-air museum with a total of 14 inns, 1 covered bazaar, 13 open bazaars, 7 covered bazaars, 11 covered bazaars, 4 market areas, 21 mosques, 177 examples of civil architecture, 1 school and 3 tombs. The restoration started in continues rapidly. Within the scope of the project prepared for the Bakırcılar Bazaar and approved by the Bursa Cultural Heritage Preservation Regional Board, concrete additions, eaves, top covers, air conditioning, awnings and signs that do not comply with the historical texture are removed and rearranged according to the approved project. While the facade cleaning of the stone wall of the historical building is completed with the sandblasting method, the window and door joinery of the shop facades are renewed in accordance with the historical texture. While lead coating is being applied to the roof of the historical building, the restoration of the Coppersmiths' Bazaar will contribute to Bursa tourism and stand out as one of the important historical buildings of the region.