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Avanos Oren Yeri

Goreme, Turkey
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Ranked #6 of 13 Attractions in Goreme
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Brisbane, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A very traditional Muslim township where customs are observed. Don't let this stop you from exploring & talking with the locals though. A great step off the tourist super highway.

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Rent a scooter and head for Ananos on fridays. Grab a Gözleme at the Avanos Bereket Manti near the market and stuff your scooter with fruits you bought from the market. Head back to Goreme and enjoy your late fruity while stargazing. A perfect way to spend a friday's night in Turkey. Highly recommended!

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Vernon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

too hot to stroll in Goreme, if you have a car avanos is a really interesting side trip, a river runs through the town with a park walkway along, they have bought in some venetian gondolas and there is some way to do a gondola ride, lots of tourist from elsewhere in turkey which interesting and fun it you have... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Most tourists head for Goreme in Cappadocia. It has got all the infrastructure and is a tourist hub. About 10km away is Avanos, a small town by a river, not yet spoilt by the tourist influx though it has got all the infrastructure and much cheaper. At the most, tourists are herded into pottery workshops on the periphery of the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Avanos (named Vanessa in ancient times) is a small town on the river Kizilirmak river(red river) which is the longest river in Turkey. This is a lovely place with cobbled streets lined with pottery shops (pottery is the mainstay of the local economy). One can take a leisurely stroll across the swinging wooden bridge and along the river, to stop... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

I visited the place twice 10 years ago and a week ago. Galip was there 10 years ago, a friendly atmosphere and place was full of visitors. Last week I encountered an unfriendly waiter and no visitors at all. Galip was not there. The bizarre hair collection still deserves a short visit.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

You shouldn't leave from Cappadocia without seeing here. In addition you should have a museum card, the Museum of historical sites with the card you can enter free of charge. Museum Card costs $ 15 per person. There are teachers and Student discounts. All historical attractions and more than $ 25 per person will be charged in case of card-guided... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

It's hard to believe that people used to live there. It's a great place to visit. Pictures are amazing. Worth going.

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Cappadocia to the best of the best accommodation and free shopping arena.   Ottoman stone bridge over a small river serves the best for motor vehicles. and the old wooden swinging bridge day and night for the people who live in the memories of a fantastic and romantic atmosphere in a convenient location is perfect for.

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Manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

We were in Goreme, but took a taxi to Avanos, and it was well worth it. Its a nice lovely little town. It had some gondolas on the river as well, but at it was hot and we didn't stay till evening we didn't try them, but they looked good. We tried the Mado restaurant next to the river and... More

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