Kordonboyu is one of the most vibrant and symbolic places in İzmir with its charming view, cafes, and restaurants appealing to all tastes. It is one of the meeting points of the people living in the city. Kordonboyu is one of the places that should be included in the list of history enthusiasts with its important historical buildings in addition to its natural beauties that inspired many songs. As you explore the city, you should definitely stop by Kordonboyu, lie on the grass, enjoy the sun, and witness the fascinating sunset.
Selçuk: A treasure of history and a paradise of nature
Thanks to its cultural and historical values, Selçuk is one of the leading tourism destinations in Turkey. The ancient city of Ephesus is just one of the historic districts that make İzmir elite worldwide because of its cultural assets. The first settlement in this district adorned with historical textures dates back nearly eight thousand years.
İzmir has been a fascinating city since ancient times. “They established their city under the most beautiful sky and in the best climate we know on earth.” said Herodot about it. Aristotle told Great Alexander that he’d be incomplete if he didn’t see İzmir. Victor Hugo, the great author, wrote poems for İzmir, and called it a ‘princess.’