What to Buy

Hand-made small carpets and textiles are produced regionally, especially the unique barak carpets, and woven goat-hair products. Walnut trees are made into dowry chests, rolling pins and wooden spoons, and are characteristic of the area.

There aremany shops along Uzun Carsi (Long Market) in the town centre, selling carpets, handicrafts, and designer clothing. The Friday Market, held in a large open field to the north of town, has a great selection of fresh fruit and vegetables, cheeses, olivesand honey produced from the surrounding villages, as well as hand-woven fabrics.