This red clay monument is in the main square. It is quite an interesting piece of work. Completed in 1974, by H Omer Taskin. The top of the monument shows a potter at work. Underneath are a woman and girl weaving a carpet on a loom - another traditional craft of the area.The left is a laughing tourist in shorts with a beard, carrying a camera and a...more
Before my trip to Turkey in 1991, I'd seen a TV Programme that featured Avanos, and a potter, who collected snippings of his visitors hair, which he displayed on the cave wall of his pottery! I'd forgotten all about this, until during my stay in Cappadoccia, when I'd decided to visit Avanos. Wandering around, I came across a pottery and entered. It...more
The restaurant is part of the services held by a women's cooperative. It's located into an anonymous building. Once inside you'll find women at work cooking and preparing the dough for gözleme.Local home cuisine: gözleme, omelettes, köfte, plus fresh and tasty seasonal fruit.Everything is nice, the food is good and there is also the feeling of...more
The Cave Club is situated on the main street in Avanos, Turkey. We frequented this club a number of times whilst we were in Avanos. The music was great and the DJ was more than happy for us to assist him in choosing AND playing the tracks. Imagine American R&B, mixed in with Reggaeton, and every so often the latest in Turkish Pop music... heaven!On...more
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This wasn't the smartest or safest activity (according to our Turkish guide), but we decided to climb up into some of caves.
If you look closely at the photo - you can see us up the top!
Equipment: Decent sneakers, possibly not your best outfit - we got covered in 'cave dust'.