Axar.Az Logo

Authentic carpet shop grabs tourists in central Turkey

Home page Culture
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

A 450-year-old lodge converted into a carpet shop in Turkey’s central Cappadocia region attracts tourists with its unusual decoration. reports citing Anadolu agency.

Covered with hand-knotted carpets featuring Anatolian motifs on its walls and ceiling, the lodge has long been serving as a carpet shop, according to the owner, Serkan Ikman.

Ikman said that social media savvies flock to the lodge, as it is a great spot for photo shooting.

He added that the carpet shop especially attracts tourists from far eastern countries, including China.

“It is a 450-year-old lodge, where people traveling used to stay. It is one of the oldest buildings in the Goreme region and has been used as a carpet shop for a long time,” he said.

James Zhan, a tourist from China, said that he and his friends were amazed by Cappadocia’s natural beauty.

Cappadocia, which lies in Central Anatolia's Nevsehir province, is a tourist favorite with its famous underground cities and houses carved into rocks, alongside its "fairy chimney" volcanic cones.

Zhan said that he decided to visit the carpet shop after seeing its photos on social media. “It is a very beautiful place,” he said.

2018.12.21 / 20:37
See also

Musa Yagub passes away

Shusha city declared the cultural capital of Azerbaijan

Egypt will bring a royal mummy to Expo 2020 in Dubai

Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ actress Olympia Dukakis dies

Anthony Hopkins won his Oscar best actor in a surprise

Oscars 2021: Stars prepare for in-person ceremony

Mercedes sales in China help accelerate Daimler profit

Turk photographer: The moment of tragedy in Ganja - Photo

The world-famous rapper has died

The Queen's husband has passed away

Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla