The Turkish carpet is not a relic of the past, it is a unique handmade product that will decorate any interior.
It may seem that the Turkish carpet is just a simple piece of fabric, but look closer and you will see that it is a unique piece of art from perfectly woven threads. And someones bare hands worked on it for days, sometimes months or even years.
How to do?
1. Visit any local bazaar or go to a specialized carpet store.
2. Choose only handmade carpets, because you do not need a Chinese counterfeit for a lot of money.
3. Consult the seller about the motives depicted on the carpet, often woven on it means some event from the life of the person who created this small masterpiece of art.
4. Choose your favorite color, texture, drink tea with the seller, talk about life.
4. Bargain before buying, but be ready to pay from $100 to $1000 for a carpet.
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Ride in dolmuş
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Visit Nimara Cave
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Walk through the alley of love
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Try Turkish breakfast
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Taste pine honey
There are so many kinds of honey that it is impossible to count them, but in Marmaris you can try amazing, the most delicious coniferous pine honey. 47
Eat chorba for dinner
Ttraditional turkish soup chorba is very nutritious, gives strength, and even helps to cope with the hangover. 55
Swim at the island of Cleopatra
Swim in the Aegean Sea, by the island that used to belong to Cleopatra. Touch the sand, strictly guarded by the locals, which is forbidden to be taken out. 105Icmeler resort
Shamballi is a sweet, glazed with syrup crumbly dessert with pleasant notes of citrus made of semolina. 25
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