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Izmir City Tour with Private Guide
"When you arrive in the port of Izmir your private guide will be waiting to lead you to your own luxury vehicle in which you can relax as your private shore excursion to Izmir City. Your First stop is Archaeological Museum of Izmir. Its filled with exhibits that showcase artefacts that go back as far as the very first days of ancient Smyrna. With more than 1500 artifacts on display you can easily spend a day wandering around the halls of this museum. The Archaeological Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday.After that drive to Agora Smyrna the ancient Greek city that is now Izmir
From EUR258.00
 
Izmir Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
"Highlights include: Ancient Agora Izmir's Ancient Agora was once a bustling Roman bazaar and today you can still see Colonnades of Corinthian columns vaulted chambers and a reconstructed arch making it one of the best preserved Agoras in the world. Kadifekale The ruins of Alexander the Great's Castle Kadifekale (meaning ""the velvet castle"" in Turkish) sits atop a hill overlooking the city below. Archaeological Musuem Visit the Archaeology Museum containing many Greek and Roman artifacts. Be sure to take a look at the head of a gigantic statue of Domitian that once stood at Ephesus. embroidery wood-block printing. You can even see how they make those little blue and white 'evil eye' beads a craft dating back hundreds of years."""
From $50.00
 
Deluxe Ephesus and Sirince: Full Day Private Tour
"Visit Ephesus and see the highlights with a private full day tour. With an English speaking professional guide and all transportation in a private A/C minibus you will visit Ephesus from the Kusadasi port to see the Odeon temple of Hadrian Roman Baths the Fountain of Trajan the Celsius library the Theater
From $130.00

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Homeland of Poet Homer

The Poet Homeros and the Meles RiverIlliad and OdysseyAlthough Homer never mentioned the city in his legends, all through ancient time, Smyrna, like any other city during that time, claimed Homer’s...
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Smyrna and Homer

Smyrna was built on the slopes of Pagos (present-day Kadifekale). Its remains are located within the urban zone of Izmir. Old Smyrna was located on a small peninsula connected to the mainland by a...
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Izmir general background

Izmir also has its Greek name Smyrna. Izmir is almost 3,500 years old. It has more than 3 million people and is Turkey's third most populous city. Izmir was nearly destroyed by fire in September 1922....
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after the war...

It’s almost impossible to see how Izmir looked like before the Greek-Turkish war. As an international port and trade center Izmir had always many people from other countries. The fire that broke out...
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not only a statue

The statue of Kemal Ataturk is everywhere in Turkey but this one is very important for the people of Izmir. After the defeat of the ottoman empire in world war 1 the winners took back regions that...
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I would reccomend you spend your time elsewhere

We went to Izmir thinking it would be a good base to explore nearby Ephesus and the rest of the region. That was a mistake. It is just a big city with no real local charm. It is extremely difficult to...
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Roman Agora

Another important sight is the Roman agora, constructed during one of the most brilliant periods of the province. The seven churches mentioned by St. John in the Book of Revelation are also in Turkey...
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Karsiyaka

Karþýyaka is another attractive district on the opposite side of the bay, where the Olaf Palme Park exists near the open-air museum, which houses many interesting statues. Open-air museum and...
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TRAVEL TO PAST

It has not yet been possible to state with certainly the derivation of the name Some researchers say that the name derived from Apasas a city of Ahhiyava. Other researchers maintain that the name...
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Konak Pier

There was great counterversies during the construction of this shopping place.. The old fisherman stores has been restorated and becama a big shopping mall.. However it took a long time for it to...
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Kemeralti

This little fountaint area has been the same for the last for the last two centuries. There is numerous shops here that sell touristic and local products, therefore the district is historic,...
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Kordon.. Promenade of Izmir..

The long attractive palm-fringed promenade, Birinci Kordon (First Kordon), which stretches the entire length of the city up to the Alsancak Ferry Terminal, is a popular spot for evening walks, and...
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Old Karsiyaka Houses.

Karsiyaka was the place where old summer houses were located.. it was quiet and decent and was a kind of hide away from the city life.. When you walk along the Karsiyaka promenade you can spot some...
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Karsiyaka By night

When the weather get darks, busy streeets of Karsiyaka gets quiet and you see a much nicer Karsiyaka.. Besides the main street Karsiyaka has very nice houses along the promenade.. And I love the view...
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