Shopping in Cappadocia - What to Buy in Cappadocia?

Cappadocia Shopping Guide - Tourist information and guide to shopping in Cappadocia, Turkey




As for shopping in Cappadocia, there are wide range of shooping opportunities and items to buy in Cappadocia from hand made carpets and rugs, tradional pottery and terracotta artworks to jewelleries.


In Avanos, you’ll see variety of great traditional pottery workshops and demonstrations and you may glimpse into the world of pottery while you stroll along the streets of Avanos. When you get into one of this pottery hops, you'll have the opportunity to make your own clay pot if you wish, with the local craftsmen to help you polish up your skills.



Avanos is also famous for its gemstone and jewelry. The gemstone such as turquoise, lapis, ametis, emerald, onix and saffron that has been brought to Avanos from all over the world, are being merged with silver or clothers and becoming gemstone or jewelry. There are variety of great gemstone workshops in Avanos.


The carpet and rug industry in Cappadocia and Avanos is also dates back the Seljuks and Ottomans era. There are also variety of quality carpet and rug shops in Cappadocia.



As for souvenirs, travellers may easily find all kind of Cappadocia related souvenirs at all sights and excursion areas of Cappadocia.