Selcuk Carpet Making and Culinary Tour

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Explore Selcuk village, learn the secrets of carpet making and assist to the preparation of an Anatolian lunch

Embark to your private vehicle and head to Selcuk village. Selçuk is located in İzmir Province, northeast of Ephesus and it is known for its carpet makers.

There you will have the chance to learn about the ancient art of carpet weaving. You will hear about the design motifs, their symbolism, the yarn spinning, the methods of natural coloring and types of looms.

During this tour of special interest, you learn how to create knots, read the design from the paper and put your ideas into the carpet making. The work shop is full of hand-made kilims (carpets) that you can admire.

Last but not least, you will assist to the preparation of a traditional, Anatolian meal. 


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