Avanos

Visit Avanos for an authentic cultural experience and learn about their historic traditional method of pottery-making.

Avanos is a town and district of Nevsehir Province in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey, located within the historic and tourist region of Cappadocia. The old city of Avanos overlooks the longest river of Turkey, the Kizilirmak, which also separates Avanos from the rest of Cappadocia. The most famous historical feature of the town, still relevant and very visible today, is its production of earthenware pottery. The ceramic trade in this district date back to the Hittites, and the ceramic clay from the red silt of the Kizilirmak has always been used. It is a popular destination because of its attractive old town with cobbled streets, and views over the river.
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