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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.

The Best 10 Places to Watch the Sunset in İzmir

Here are the best 10 places where you can watch the iconic sunset in İzmir.

1. Kordonboyu

Just sit on a bench by the sea. The time will slow down and you’ll feel refreshed while watching the amazing sunset.

2- The Historical Elevator

No wonder the famous singer Dario Moreno was in love with İzmir. The terrace at the end of the house where he lived and which is climbed by the Historical Elevator is one of the best places for watching the sunset. When you exit the elevator, you will be greeted with the most beautiful view of İzmir.

3- Kadifekale

It is an indescribable experience to witness the sunset of the Gulf in Kadifekale, one of İzmir's landmarks.

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. The memorial offers a unique nature view in Bayraklı and there are cafes belonging to the municipality around it.

5- Seyirtepe

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

6- Çeşme - The Temple of Athena

Ildır, formerly known as Erythrai, is a fishing village in Çeşme that has been able to preserve its texture since it is a protected archaeological site. The famous Greek philosopher Plato, who lived in the region, once said, "The most beautiful sunset in the world is in Erythrai.” The best place to watch the sunset in Erythrai is the Temple of Athena.

7- Foça Beach

The sky hosting a feast of colors, the cute rowing boats completing the picture, and a sunset worthy of postcards. An awesome view awaits you in Foça.

8- Alaçatı - Windmills

After wandering around the streets of Alaçatı, you can watch the sunset while having a coffee in Alaçatı's iconic stone windmills from the 1850s.

9- Bostanlı Viewing Terrace

Bostanlı Viewing Terrace, located in Karşıyaka district of İzmir, was built to enjoy the sunset. The terrace, which has become a popular destination for those who want to watch the sun glide and set, is designed as if it was a natural structure. The terrace which is also used as a pedestrian bridge hosts the Sunset Concerts.

10- Sunset on a Ferry

 Take a ferry from Kordon to Karşıya during the sunset hours and feel enchanted with the color feast in the sky.

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5 Hills with the Best view 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...

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...

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