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About Avanos

The old city of Avanos, whose name in ancient times was Venessa overlooks the longest river of Turkey, Kızılırmak (Red River because of his dark color). It is a quiet  town  hardly  countıing 12.000 people. It is a popular destination because of its attractive old town with cobbled streets, and superb views over the river but also because it lies in the very middle of Cappadocia. And  yet Avanos is far from being a chaotic and tourist crowded place as […]