The ancient city of Pergamon, which reveals the ancient history of Bergama, is one of the places that you shouldn’t miss in İzmir. The ancient city of Pergamon, which has encountered many occupations throughout history due to its strategic position, but which has always been reborn from its ashes, continues to salute its visitors in all its glory. Are you ready to explore this ancient city that was included in the World Cultural Heritage List in 2014?
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.’