Avanos is one of the most visited location in Cappadocia and popular with its Pottery, Swinging Bridge and Red River.
Although Avanos pottery seems to be easily shaped in the hands of masters, there is no doubt that their production is quite difficult. Pottery requires creativity, skill, and of course patience is a must in this art. In a magical place like Cappadocia, you should try the production of world famous Avanos pottery to reveal the artist within you and to witness this art. By making pottery, you can both calm down and get away from your stress and have a brand new experience.
Crossing the Swinging Bridge in Avanos
Walking on the Avanos Swinging Bridge is one of the symbolic activities that you should add to your list of things to do in Cappadocia. You should also enjoy taking pictures on the wooden bridge, which is seen as the symbol of Avanos. In order to enjoy the calm and beauty of the river, you should not forget to spend time in the cafeterias located on both legs of the bridge. Maybe you can see the cute surprises waiting for you while having a pleasant time here…
Walking on the Edge of Kızılırmak
Kızılırmak has an atmosphere that you will want to spend time with its peaceful current during your visit to Cappadocia. As we have just said, on this river, you can go on a pleasant journey by gondola, or you can meet your adrenaline expectations by taking a jet boat tour. You can also experience an unforgettable romance if you walked on the edge. You should add a walk along Kızılırmak, which is one of the must-do activities for those who go to Cappadocia, to your list. Kızılırmak will welcome you with the guarantee of having fun, relaxation and wonderful moments. Every step you take along the river will introduce you to the traces of past civilizations.
Feeding the Geese
Kızılırmak hosts dozens of creatures and it is possible to encounter geese in the region. You should also try feeding the goose, which is one of the favorite activities of those who visit Cappadocia. While feeding the geese living on the island on Kızılırmak, you will return to the excitement of your childhood days and you will have great pleasure when you hear the sounds they make from joy. While experiencing the most special moments of your Cappadocia trip, you should not forget to take lots of photos!
Avanos Artists Street
Although Cappadocia is identified with fairy chimneys of unmatched beauty and balloons flying in the sky, there is no limit to what can be discovered here. Avanos Artists Street, located in Avanos district of Nevşehir, should be added to the list of must-visit locations. Avanos Art Street, where busts and sculptures of artists, writers and poets who contribute to the history of Turkish art with their works are placed, has become one of the symbolic places of Avanos district.
As soon as you step onto 201. Street in the middle neighborhood, a journey in the middle of art awaits you. Here, not only the busts and sculptures, but also the signs with the poems and words of the artists tell separate stories. It is the ritual of this street to stand, read and admire each and every one of them. It is difficult to describe the effect of an artistic tour accompanied by artists such as Behçet Necatigil, Yahya Kemal Beyatlı, Faruk Nafiz Çamlıbel, Turgut Uyar, Tevfik Fikret and Orhan Veli Kanık. If you want to experience a journey with new enlightenments, arousing and appreciating, you should turn your route to Avanos Artists Street.
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