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Tourism in Izmir

Tourism in Izmir

Izmir Agora

Surrounded by residential neighborhoods on the hillside, bustling market streets and tall commercial buildings, Izmir Agora is part of the everyday landscape for most of the population. The remains of the city of Agora date back to the fourth century BC, and include the remains of urban monuments such as the king’s palace, some temples, and rock houses.

Ancient Ephesus

It is an ancient Greek city that was also known as Ephes, and with it being one of the greatest cities in the world during the Roman era, and the second largest city in the world at that time, it now includes a lot of monuments and temples, and it is located in the region of Lydia – a historical area in West Anatolia – at the Cayster River, which flows into the Aegean Sea (in present-day Turkey).

Founded in the tenth century BC by the ancient Greeks. The remnants of the city of Ephesus is considered the biggest attraction for tourists, especially tourists who travel by ship. A water channel was opened between the historic city and the sea. To transport tourists by small boats to the city. The port of Ephes was maintained as it was during its glory days.

Kadevikal Castle

The castle was built on this spot in the 4th century BC by Lysimachus, a rough general of Alexander the Great. Over the long centuries of its existence,

Many of its buildings were destroyed, some were rebuilt, rebuilt and replaced with new buildings. The interior buildings are examples of medieval architecture. Kadifekale Castle is known as the legendary castle located between the mountains of Izmir.

Even you can see the Turkish flag on the top of the majestic castle walls from afar, and in addition to the beauty of this wonderful landmark and its wide fame, you can also when visiting this castle built on a high hill, you can enjoy a wonderful view of the city and the Gulf of Izmir.

The clock tower in Izmir

It is a historical Ottoman clock tower in the middle of Konak Square in the Turkish city of Izmir. Designed by Chamiemond French architect Charles Beer. The tower was built in 1901 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Sultan Abdul Hamid II’s accession to the Ottoman throne, where he ruled from 1876 – 1909. The tower is 25 meters (82 feet) tall and is surrounded by four fountains.

The clock remained working and still, and did not stop only once, when an earthquake of magnitude 5.2 struck Izmir in 1974, when the tower suffered some damage, and the BJ is an important tourist destination for all tourists who visit Izmir.

Pamukkale

Pamukkale is an amazing geographical phenomenon unique in the world, when you visit it, it will look like an iced wedding cake with dozens of layers, which are natural pools and limestone terraces formed over millions of years of flowing water,

These springs are distinguished by their great healing properties and their ability to relieve pain. Pamukkale is located in Denizli province in southwestern Turkey on the coast of the Aegean Sea, and these springs have been formed for more than two thousand years and exist until now. The Romans considered this spot a sacred place, and they called it “Hierapolis”, which means “the holy city.”

Mount Bozdag

The Bozdag Kayak Ski Mountain is one of the most important destinations for tourists heading to the city of Izmir, as it is located in the center of Bozdag village, east of Izmir, and the Bozdag Ski Mountain is one of the most beautiful areas that is ideal for outdoor sports activities.

So that the mountain, which is located at an altitude of 2156 meters, provides various ways to climb and ski together. It is possible to climb to the top by cable car, which is a pleasure in itself to be able to look at the area from the top of the mountain.

Sever Hayesar Beach

A quiet beach is considered a special place for lovers of relaxation and tranquility, and one of the most beautiful beaches in Izmir, this beach is located 45 kilometers from the city center

The citrus trees are the most important characteristic of the place, as they are spread everywhere on the beach. And the visitor to this place can spend an enjoyable and quiet time, and if you are a lover of citrus, you will enjoy a taste of the citruses available in the city.

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