"Ottoman Kiln Excavations" Iznik Things to Do Tip by Willettsworld

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On these grounds in the centre of town are the remains of the kilns that once stood here which produced the ceramic tiles that were Izink's claim-to-fame. You can find the tiles in every Ottoman mosque in places like Istanbul, Edirne and Bursa. Production ran from the 15th-17th century (on the remains of a 4th century building), and some of the kilns are restored under the roofs.

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  • Written Mar 7, 2010
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