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We saw a very nice pottery making demonstration and were given a tour around the gallery (for... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Doha, Qatar
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It was a surprise to meet Chez Galip in person, he was very friendly and welcoming. Did a flower... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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Yeni Mh Hasan Kalesi Mevkii 3, Avanos 50500, Turkey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a fun stop. We did not know we would meet the master himself. He gave us a fun interactive demonstration about the strength of the pottery. We were treated very well by the master and the staff. We did buy one of the...More

Thank MaryEllenC_12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chez Galip is often compared to Einstien by his looks. He even has a picture of Einstien on the wall. Gallip made a vase while we watched and then we toured his showroom. There are 2 rooms-one expensive and one not so expensive. My wife...More

Thank 34859Sara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Get to learnt that Avanos is known for its long history of pottery making and decided to drop by a visit to Chez Galip. We were led to a pottery demonstration by Kurdish, a pottery maker for over 3 decades and also a student by...More

Thank Shimin_Chua
Reviewed 1 April 2018

When we arrived we were given a demonstration on how the pottery is made and it was very informative. It was just the right amount of time and detail. Then we went into the shop and met the owner, who gave us another demonstration on...More

Thank Jenny D
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We saw a very nice pottery making demonstration and were given a tour around the gallery (for free). We also met with Mr. Galip who gave us further information about his work in a very participative way. It was nice discovering his beautiful hand crafted...More

Thank ExplorerNina
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Traditional place, must see in Cappadocia.However very expensive, we realised at home the inside of the mugs we bought are cracked.So , slightly over promoted, probably other places has the same quality but reosanably priced.

Thank Yasemin Y
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It was a surprise to meet Chez Galip in person, he was very friendly and welcoming. Did a flower pot when we were there and gave us info of the newly developed art in the field. I liked the glow in the dark pottery and...More

Thank dbehbehani
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

They probably became too famous to bother to answer visitors' questions. They charge a small fee to see the hair collection. Try other local pottery shops.

Thank İnci K
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I was on a day tour & l didn't realise l was going to see this. Its a family business & the guide that introduced us to the potter, also told us about the gallery . First we saw a potter make a pot on...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum of pottery. The master himself was there. The pieces crafted are very beautiful and the guides give a small presentation on the science behind it. Specially the room with Master's Art is worth going and seeing the pottery flow in the dark...More

Thank Waqar S
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