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Treasures of Karun


The charming town of Avanos, on the banks of the Kizilirmak River, displays attractive vernacular architecture and is known for its and Tourism Festival where a creative and friendly atmosphere pervades.
Pottery is the most popular handicraft and it is usually possible to try your hand at making a pot in one of the many studios. Rug weaving and knotting is also making a revival. Leaving Avanos in a southerly direction you come to an interesting Seljuk caravanserai, Sarihan.

pottery production
pottery production


This site prepared by Tayfun Kalyoncu on 28.02.1997 and last updated on 13.05.1999.
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