Nevsehir Avanos District Guide

Nevsehir City Guide Guide

Avanos is one of the most important tourism and cultural destinations of Nevşehir with more than 30.000 population. The tradition of making ceramics has been going on since the Hittites in the district, where there are many pottery workshops. Ceramic sludge obtained from red soil and shaft brought by Kızılırmak, takes shape in the hands of ceramic artists from Avanos. Today, many people from different countries visit Avanos to see fairy chimenys and amazing cultural activities.

Check out the most comprehensive Avanos city guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Avanos” or “How to get to Avanos ?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




97 / km2

0,38 %

1045 km2


Do you want to get detailed information about hospitals in Avanos ? If you’re, our special health guide will be helpful for you. In Avanos, there is 1 state hospital named as Avanos State Hospital in the city.

If you are looking for real estate for sale in Avanos or real estate for rent in Avanos , you are on the right page. As of the end of November 2020 in Nevşehir, Avanos district, the prices of houses for sale increased by 45.69% in the last year. Average for sale residential property size is 140 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Nevşehir Avanos district as of the end of November 2020 were Karaseki, Bahçelievler, Cumhuriyet, respectively.

Accommodation in Avanps is an important issue for people who visit city for different purposes like tourism or business. Thanks to the developed tourism, you can find a lot of hotels and hostels in Avanos today.

Check out the “Best places to visit in Avanos” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Avanos” questions in this guide.  The Çeç Tumulus, which looks like a cowboy hat from a distance, 15 km southwest of Avanos, is about 30 meters high and still preserves its archaeological mystery since no excavations have been carried out. Estimates are that it belongs to a Byzantine King or it is an important grave like Gordion. Zelve was established on the steep and northern slopes of Aktepe. Zelve Ruins, which consists of three valleys, is the place where fairy chimneys are most intense. Fairy chimneys in the valley are pointed and wide-bodied. Özkonak Underground City is located 14 km from Avanos. It was built on the northern slopes of İdiş Mountain where volcanic granite-made tuff layers are quite dense. The galleries spread over wide areas are connected to each other by tunnels.

It’s possible to find direct bus services to Nevşehir from the biggest cities of Turkey like Ankara, Istanbul and İzmir. Also, you can use Nevşehir Kapadokya Airport to reach city easily. You can find direct flights from Istanbul to Nevşehir.


Enes Sahin

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