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Umet the kind and gracious artist tour guide

September 2016, on the recommendation of my friend Bilge Inal in Istanbul i stayed in Sirince t the... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
Los Angeles, CA
A gracious crafstman with beautiful handmade items

My husband and I were in a taxi that couldn't find our rented home in Sirince, and the taxi driver... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2015
Mountain View, California
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19 Dec 2016
“Umet the kind and gracious artist tour guide”
25 Oct 2015
“A gracious crafstman with beautiful handmade items”
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St. Dimitrios Kilisesi Yolu No: 17 | Şirince Mahallesi Şehit Yüksel Özülkü Cad., Selcuk 35946, Turkey
+90 530 684 64 80
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

September 2016, on the recommendation of my friend Bilge Inal in Istanbul i stayed in Sirince t the Denis Pensayon directly below and seemingly attached to Umet Arabul's shop. Umet and i chatted several times before i entered his shop and bought two wonderfully unique...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2015

My husband and I were in a taxi that couldn't find our rented home in Sirince, and the taxi driver happened to find Umut on the street. Since Umut knew the owner of our rented home, he offered to help us... so out we came...More

2  Thank Fairdathm7
Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

After a year of waiting finally today we received our felts. The felts are wonderful. Thank you Mr Umut Arabul for your wonderful artworks. They are very unique. I do suggests anyone who is close by to pay a visit to this special workshop. But...More

3  Thank gumchiu
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Our time was short in this area and by happenstance we stopped in the Gallery. This gentleman and his store is our most talked about event (maybe even on the entire trip). He was informative and considerate even taking the time to recommend other places...More

3  Thank RobinB259
Reviewed 25 September 2015

My daughter and I visited Selcuk in May of this year. We walked into Umut's family store and he was walking out with customer to take the customer to his bus, leaving us alone in his shop. He told us to look around his store...More

4  Thank mary m
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Umut Arabul is a skilled artist using the traditional Anatolian felt craft learned from his father since he was a small child to create objects of outstanding beauty and creativity. His modesty is conversely proportionate to the greatness of his art. He lives in a...More

4  Thank Olivier B
Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

This shop is one of the unique shop and runs by family long long time. With best service and honesty with huge trust. People should think twice before comenting any negativity in to Umut s art and business. I am advising that go to that...More

3  Thank Mert A
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

I shopped some antique at umut's shop. I agreed to pay 6000TL but he actually charged me 6000USD instead. After I found out and contacted him. He said it's a mistake and he would return my money back. Unfortunately, he disappeared afterwards. I let the...More

3  Thank MissChang5
Reviewed 6 September 2015

so beaitiful example of ancient local art "a care and love"! a full immersion in colours., precious details., kind manners. not to loose , so as unique and charming Sereniçe.

3  Thank Flavia M
Reviewed 21 August 2015

You can find this fantastic, authentic felt shop In pretty village (Sirince). This is Turkish culture and a few people are doing this art.

3  Thank jasmiin b
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