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Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Ayvalık

Çöp(m)adam

A social enterprise helping unemployed women earn a living by creating fashionable items from throwaway materials, the 'Garbage Lady' saves at least six tons of waste from going to landfill annually, and sells over …
Arts & Crafts in Tire

Tire Keçecilik

On the street up on the left after the Leyse Camii, Tire Keçecilik sells quirky and beautiful felt clothing, footwear, blankets and souvenirs – affordable ways to own a piece of Turkish patterning without buying a c…
Art in Dalyan

Dalyan İz

Aiming to introduce customers to Turkish culture, Dalyan İz has a wonderful assortment of Turkish artwork as well as a minigallery with information on the artists. With rooms themed around dervishes, hamams and cera…
Arts & Crafts in Sinop

Yöresel El Sanatları Satıs Maǧazası

This lovely shop in the restored Pervane Medresesi sells both new and antique embroidered linen tablecloths, scarves and decorative items. The charming and helpful English-speaking staff can provide tourist informat…
Arts & Crafts in Ankara

Hisar Area

The alleyways southeast of the Parmak Kapısı entrance to the citadel were traditionally the centre for trading in angora wool. Walk downhill from the dried-fruit stalls in front of the gate, and you'll come across c…
Arts & Crafts in Safranbolu

Safranbolu Tasarım Design

For something completely different, this shop sponsored by the belediye (local council) supports local craftspeople and artisans. There's a small but interesting collection of items (mostly art prints and ceramics) …
Arts & Crafts in Göreme

Naile Art Gallery

Cappadocian artist Naile Bozkurt displays and sells her ebru (paper marbling) work in this gallery with a fine selection of both traditional and contemporary artworks, as well as her highly abstract, modern ebru wor…
Arts & Crafts in Bursa

Karagöz Antique Shop

This lively place is great for antiques and Karagöz shadow puppets, and to watch an impromptu puppet performance. Ask puppeteer Şinasi Çelikkol about the schedule for performances at the Karagöz Museum.
Arts & Crafts in Bergama (Pergamum)

Şen Naoe Ev Tekstil

This Japanese-run shop in the old Bedesten (Covered Bazaar) sells lovely peştemals (bath wraps), shawls and tablecloths that have been woven and embroidered by hand.
Arts & Crafts in İznik

Sultan Hamamı

Craft shops, selling İznik tiles, and a cafe are set in and around this restored 14th-century hamam, where a section of paved Roman road is visible.