One of the oldest settlements in İzmir with its 5.000 year old history, traces of history and the modern life is intertwined in Bayraklı. It is one of the districts that form the historical base of İzmir. Bayraklı has the Ancient City of Smyrna established in 3.000 BC and the legendary tomb of Tantalus within its borders. Bayraklı grows into becoming the newest trade center of İzmir day by day.