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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
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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."""
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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

More Local Customs in Izmir

Eating LOKMA

Lokma is a Turkish fried sweet dough, that is covered in a simple syrup. Served as a dessert. When you visit Izmir and it's districts you can see people offers you Lokma. Dont be suprised accept this...
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Arkeolog
Feb 20, 2009

turkish tea

Everyone in Turkey drinks tea day and night! I met a woman that drinks 10 glasses every day!! After two days I started to drink it too because I liked the small clear glasses that they serve it. I’ve...
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mindcrime
Nov 15, 2007

turkish coffee

Turkish coffee is a typical coffee in Balkan countries, in middle east and north Africa. The preparation is to boil some finely powdered roast coffee beans in a small pot, sometimes with sugar, and...
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mindcrime
Nov 15, 2007

clean shoes?

Shoes’ cleaning in the streets! I remember this custom from old greek movies but it’s really fun to see it in Turkey in our days. People still like to have clean black shoes. In Greece we prefer to...
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mindcrime
Nov 14, 2007

The camel caravan?

Our band had flown into an air base, then was being transported by bus into the city of Izmir. Seeing a large gathering of people, and a few camels, our bus driver pulled over to allow us the...
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basstbn
Jun 29, 2007

A small coffee shop

When i saw this small coffee shop , i felt like i came before. I went this summer there and of course they had the most nice turkish coffee i drank in Izmir. It is near the central entrance of...
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Aggeliki
Oct 06, 2004
 
 
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Clean your shoes..

This is a very old custom, which we also had in Greece, but now it disappeared. But in Turkey still you may see very often on the roads people that they clean shoes. This photo is from Kizlaragazi...
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Aggeliki
Oct 06, 2004

turkish beverage and drinks

Cay (Tea): Cay is the most preferred drink of the Turks along with the traditional Turkish coffee. It is almost everywhere, every time, either during daytime or in the evening. Turkish tea is served...
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Aggeliki
Jul 24, 2003

Turkish delight......

Known as turkish delight, "Lokum" is a sweet made from sugar, water and starch. A good Lokum keeps its freshness at least six months. As they say good Lokum won't make you thirsty, even after eating...
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Aggeliki
Jul 24, 2003

Evil Eye Beads

They are blue, yellow and white coloured beads, in various traditional forms, made from glass. They have been made in Anatolia for thousands of years. They are believed that protect people from the...
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Aggeliki
Jul 22, 2003

Tourist Information

The office of the tourist information is located near the Hilton in Izmir, where the busses leave for Adnan Menderes. A nice lady will inform you over all kind of pensions and hotels in the city. I...
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Torso
Apr 02, 2003

Festivals, Olimpiads etc.

6th Liberty Celebrations 1 -10 September / ÝZMÝR Triatloon 1 -30 September / ÝZMÝR September 4 Liberty Celebrations 4 September / ÝZMÝR Liberty Celebrations and Fig Festival 7 September / ÝZMÝR ...
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jonturk
Jan 08, 2003

Festivals, Olympiads etc.

Cherry Festival 21-27 May / ÝZMÝR Food Fair 24-27 May / ÝZMÝR International Group Psychotheraphy Symposium 25-27 May / ÝZMÝR Peninsula Games 1 -30 June / ÝZMÝR Cherry and Sapling Festival 4...
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jonturk
Jan 08, 2003

Festivals, Olympiads etc.

Camel Wrestling Olympiad 1 -31 January / ÝZMÝR Camel Wrestling Festival 21 January / ÝZMÝR Uður Mumcu Coastline Run 24 January / ÝZMÝR Shoe Industry Machine and Accessory Fair 8 -11 February /...
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jonturk
Jan 08, 2003

Top Hotels in Izmir

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"The Pearl of the Aegean sea"
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"IZMIR , The Holy Land Which is 5000 years old..."
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""The Beautiful Smirna""
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"IZMIR (SMYRNA)"
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"Foreign Izmir..."
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