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Very interesting factory, watch the hard sell!!

A very slick guide takes you through the whole hand making carpet process, you see girls making... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2016
Margot P
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Korora, Australia
Great insight into making Turkish rugs

Wow! how long does it take to make a rug by hand? Find out from watching one made. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2015
chrisndjak
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Bury, United Kingdom
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“Nice overview”
17 Aug 2016
“Very interesting factory, watch the hard sell!!”
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Went their through a day trip. It was excellent. They explained how the carpet weaving works and why you will se various prices. Excellent info even if you dont plan to buy a rug.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank aghaz87
Reviewed 18 August 2016

A very slick guide takes you through the whole hand making carpet process, you see girls making woolen and silk carpets. Fascinating. You then walk through passages with just the most magnificent carpets. All great so far. Then the hard sell starts, three or more...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Margot P
Reviewed 1 October 2015

do not buy from this factory!!! They tell you the cost of their carpets in England would be much more expensive and it is not true because looking at John Lewis website you find much better value than theirs at a much lower better price.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank yellOw12015
Reviewed 28 July 2015

An unexpected trip, an inspiring tale of support to Turkish women weavers, a very persuasive guide, two very expensive purchases and the safe delivery to our home of two very beautiful carpets.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Christabelle1962
Reviewed 18 July 2015

The tradition of carpet making in both silk and wool is highlighted here at this weavers association. There are literally piles of various sizes of carpets to choose from. The sales people are masters at convincing you to buy a carpet. I chose my carpet...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 10 June 2015

Wow! how long does it take to make a rug by hand? Find out from watching one made. Beautiful carpets displayed and you can order and buy but no pressure which is great.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank chrisndjak
Reviewed 15 March 2015

This is the place to go to ethically purchase a traditional handmade Turkish carpet, as Sakilent Halicilik is a carpet producers collective, where profits are shared. Weavers here have been listed as amongst Turkish national treasures and are paid a small salary to maintain and...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed 16 November 2014

Everyone expects you to bring back a carpet from your trip to Turkey, right? Yes, there is a fairly aggressive sales approach at this cooperative, but there are many positives as well. Our tour started with interesting demonstrations of steps in the carpet construction process...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Agreed I will be complaining to our travel agents as this is a con. We are still waiting for an authentication from the Turkish Government as promised. They appear to have no email or web site - keepmaway and do not... More
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