Cappadocia is famous for its incredible handmade ceramics. In fact, this art form traces back hundreds of years within Cappadocia itself. If you want to experience a piece of this history, going to a ceramics studio and trying it out for yourself is an amazing experience!
At Kybele Ceramics, not only do you get to watch the artisans themselves at their work, you get to give it a try yourself. After explaining the history and how-to of ceramics, one of the master potters will take you through the steps of creating your own work of art. At the end, you will have the opportunity to buy some of the ceramics which have been shaped, fired, glazed and painted all by hand. Whether or not you decide to purchase one of the incredible ceramics, the whole experience gives you a taste of Turkey and its incredible history.
Kybele is located in the beautiful town of Avanos, which is known for its pottery. Its cobblestone streets, historic houses, and quaint shops make it hard not to spend a whole afternoon exploring. There is also a Starbucks there for those who need a taste of home, and a beautiful river to walk by as well.
If you're interested in learning more about Turkish Ceramics check out a few of our pages, "History of Turkish Ceramics", "Turkish Ceramics: Patterns and Designs", "Styles of Turkish Ceramics", "Turkish Ceramics Originating Regions", and "Turkish Ceramics: Best Ceramic Shops in Turkey" as well as our youtube channel for a detailed explanation of why pottery in Turkey is so unique and a few recommendations of where is best to shop, create, and view these wonderful pieces of history and art! If you can't tell we are huge fans of this topic and hope you enjoy your experience discovering the beauty of ceramics in Turkey.