HAVRAN

HAVRAN

The main economic occupation of this district, which is located around Edremit Bay, is olive cultivation.



The main economic occupation of this district, which is located around Edremit Bay, is olive cultivation. In the district where olives are produced for oil, there are many olive oil factories and the quality of olive oil produced has made Havran the recognition throughout the country. In addition, Havran stands out with its tangerines and roasted chickpeas produced in significant amounts in Balıkesir.

Havran City Museum, Hocazade Mansion, one of the most magnificent mansions of Havran, has opened its doors to the future as a "CITY MUSEUM" with its renewed face and vision after the restoration. The hall on the ground floor of Havran City Museum is the exhibition hall section where temporary exhibitions will be held. Throughout the museum, a chronological description of Havran from the Ancient Age to the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and Republic periods is made in the visual texts. When you climb to the third floor with wooden stairs from the hall, the statue of Çanakkale Hero Kocaseyit from Havran welcomes you. When you continue on your itinerary, you read about the Ottoman Empire’s participation in World War I, the fronts and of course the heroism of the unforgettable heroes of the Çanakkale Front, Ömer Sergeant from Havran and Seyit Onbaşı. When you go down to the ground floor, the original bath of the mansion welcomes the visitors. It takes its guests to a completely different world with the narratives of Turkish bath culture, the historical bazaar, and the nostalgic atmosphere of the street where the production halls of Havran craftsmen are exhibited.

Havran Cemetery attracts attention with the richness of the texts and decorations, as well as the ancientness of the tombstones inside. While wandering around Havran Cemetery, you will feel like you are in Istanbul, the capital city of the Ottoman Empire.