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I went to this place last month with my wife, we were taken there by a local guide that we hired for the day. They surely put on a good show, with the educational/cultural preservation talk, then show you how silk is made, then the...More
Who would not feel hesitation to not buy after following all the edu-tourism offered by this place?
From threading till showing all in one show line 😬.. program on helping full time mom with all of the home made carpet produced locally among the villagers.....More
I've been there twice, always a miracle in front of your eyes all this popular woven art; if you really want to buy something you'd better have a big budget (at least 1000E), but you may be sure you buy an unique woven Anatolian oeuvre...More
An incredible experience!!!
If you ever want to buy a Turkish carpet - do not do so before you have visited here!!!!
We only anted to visit Avanos for lunch due to limited time. Our taxi driver coerced us to visit this artisan or teaching...More
Interesting visit if you like to learn how the carpets are made and why not, an excellent place to buy an original Turkish carpet...
Be patient, see how the carpets are made and later they move you to the showroom where they display and offer...More
We were kindly taken to the Centre by the owner of the hotel we were staying in, Aren Cave Hotel in Goreme, as he is from Avanos. The girls who are employed in the centre are trained in traditional carpet weaving techniques, and the project...More
We came to the place by ourselves and asked if we could see the factory.
They said "of course" and we got a 5 minutes tour!!
Then they started laying out carpets.
I love carpets and we actually decided to buy one.
BUT then they...More
Our tour guide included this center in a red line tour. We expected a quick and simple look around, but we ended up being very impressed with the school/museum. It is very interesting, you learn and see the different steps of carpet making, and you...More
By chance we visited this amazing center for carpets. We were dropped off by our taxi driver, walked in and asked if we could get a tour of the place. One of the teachers at the center kindly showed us around for about 30 min,...More
I completely agree with everything the previous poster said about this experience. If you are in the area, do not miss this. It will give you a whole new idea of the labor involved in making a rug by hand. The history and the craftsmanship...More