"Avanos: The Pottery capital" Avanos by gezbelle

Avanos Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 35 photos

Avanos is a town situated in the heart of the Cappodocia region in Central Turkey.

Avanos is set on the banks of the Kizilirmak, the Red River, which gets its name from the clay that it deposits.

Every town in Turkey is renowned for something. Avanos is renowned for it's pottery and the town is still dominated by this industry today.

  • Last visit to Avanos: Jun 2006
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • sayedaburas's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2007 at 7:28 PM

    Thanks for sharing in such informative way. Congratulations (~_~)

  • iwys's Profile Photo
    Feb 27, 2007 at 5:14 PM

    "Every town in Turkey is renowned for something." I like that :)

  • spgood301's Profile Photo
    Oct 13, 2006 at 6:10 AM

    You're doing just fine, Gerri. I've been trying to stay out of trouble, without much success ;-) BTW, my uncle's from Melbourne, lives here now. I must visit someday.

  • BluBluBlu's Profile Photo
    Aug 1, 2006 at 12:24 AM

    Great opening photo...love that scenery! Blu


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