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One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

One Day Trip Efes - Selçuk

Today we’re in Selçuk, which has witnessed many different periods of history...

A Day Full of History

A Day Full of History

There are many historical buildings that deserve to be seen in the center of İzmir.

5 Hills with the Best view of İzmir

The joy of watching the Gulf from the hills is something! We have listed the places where you can enjoy the sunset and take awesome photographs.

1. The Historical Elevator

The Historic Elevator is one of the symbols of the city. The unique 100-year-old building built by Nesim Levi Bayraklıoğlu in order to facilitate transportation between two streets in Konak is one of the places you must visit with its historical value and fascinating city scenery.

2. Teleferik (The Cable Car)

Teleferik, which is one of the most popular places in Balçova between the red pine trees, picnic areas, and fresh air, it the second-largest cable car in Turkey. Here you can spend a day enjoying the view of the city and forest.

3. Kadifekale

Kadifekale, which is one of the landmarks of İzmir with its ruins belonging to the Hellenic, Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman periods, can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. You can enjoy the magnificent view of İzmir by sipping your tea in the cafeterias around the castle.

4. World Peace Memorial

The memorial provides a panoramic view of İzmir from the sky with its equator viewing terrace. It’s also the perfect spot to take photographs.

5. Seyirtepe

Don’t forget to visit Seyirtepe for one of the best sunset views in the Gulf.

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10 Iconic Places in İzmir
10 Iconic Places in İzmir

İzmir has countless iconic destinations. Here are 10 of them: 1. İzmir Clock Tower The first place that comes to mind when you mention İzmir is The Clock Tower, located in Konak Square, the heart of the city. The 25-meters high and 4-story tower was built in 1901 as a tribute to the 25th...

One Afternoon at Kordon
One Afternoon at Kordon

“Let’s meet at Kordon” When you’re at Kordon, one of the meeting points of the locals in İzmir, you can visit the Kıbrıs Şehitleri (Cyprus Martyrs’) Street, the most popular street in the city, to see the cafés, restaurants, bookstores, and shops. Then you can...