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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.

2020 March

A Summer Vacation in Alaçatı

A Summer Vacation in Alaçatı

If you have never been to Alaçatı, one of the most popular vacation spots in Turkey, it means you have never had a true holiday experience. People say "its fame exceeds the borders of Turkey" for many places. However, not many of them live up to this reputation. However, when it comes to Alaçatı, we can easily...

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Enjoy İzmir After a Business Trip

Enjoy İzmir After a Business Trip

If you came to İzmir for business, you can enjoy this magnificent city by extending your trip even for one day. Even if your time in İzmir is limited, there are countless joyful activities in the city. Since some of these activities are in the city center and some in the surrounding districts, you may have to decide on only one option....

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İzmir for Couples

İzmir for Couples

İzmir is an ideal destination also for couples. Here are 5 activities you can do to refresh your love with your significant other in this Aegean paradise. Enjoy the wine in a stone mansion in Şirince Şirince (which means “cute” in Turkish) village of Selçuk district lives up to its name thanks to its nature,...

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10 Reasons to Visit İzmir in the Spring

10 Reasons to Visit İzmir in the Spring

Although many people prefer summer to visit İzmir, this city is very beautiful in the spring as well. Here are 10 reasons to visit İzmir in the spring. Nature wakes up and calls you Spring is the season when nature awakens in İzmir. If you are a nature lover, you can come to İzmir in the spring to go hiking in nature and camping. You...

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A Day in Gümüldür

A Day in Gümüldür

We have 5 suggestions for those who want to have a great day in Gümüldür, the trending town of Menderes district. Enjoy the Sea The land of Satsuma with the great smell, Gümüldür combines the green with the blue. With a 7 kilometer coastline, blue flagged beaches, and hotels that cater for all budgets, it...

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Where to do Tent Camping in İzmir

Where to do Tent Camping in İzmir

If you want to spend a peaceful time in nature, there are many paradise spots in Izmir where you can set up your tent. Here are 10 great routes where you can do tent camping in Izmir. Çanak Bay Camping Area This camping area in Foça is free. You can use the local businesses to meet your basic needs in this camping area,...

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Best Places to Enjoy the Sea in İzmir

Best Places to Enjoy the Sea in İzmir

Thanks to its total coastal length of 629 kilometers, İzmir has countless beaches, 49 of which are blue-flagged. Here are the top 5 destinations in İzmir where you can enjoy the sun, sand, and sea. Çeşme The first address that comes to mind when talking about enjoying the sea in İzmir is Çeşme, of course. There are...

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Things to Do in İzmir for Free

Things to Do in İzmir for Free

You don't need a huge budget to enjoy İzmir. Here are some of the activities you can do for free in the city. See the landmarks of İzmir A majority of the landmarks of İzmir can be visited for free, including the Clock Tower, The Historical Elevator, Kordon, Kemeraltı Bazaar, Kızlarağası Inn, Kadifekale, and Konak Pier. Follow free...

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Products Growing in Izmir

Products Growing in Izmir

With its fertile soil and suitable climate, İzmir is also an agricultural and animal husbandry city. Here are the most famous products grown in the fertile nature of Izmir. 48% of İzmir's food production consists of vegetables, 47% of animal products and 5% aquaculture. Some of these products (such as olives, grapes, tobacco, and...

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10 Things to Do in İzmir on a Rainy Day

10 Things to Do in İzmir on a Rainy Day

İzmir is heavenly beautiful in the rain. Here are 10 activities you can do in İzmir on a rainy day. Visit the Kızlarağası Inn Kızlarğası Inn, located in Halim Ağa Bazaar in Kemeraltı, is one of the most popular inns in the city with its Ottoman-style architecture. With its 300 years of history and traces of Ottoman architecture, this...

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Nightlife in İzmir

Nightlife in İzmir

İzmir is a different kind of beautiful after the sunset. Here are the most popular places where you can have fun until late in this beautiful city. Like many big cities, fun in İzmir doesn’t go to sleep. If you want to continue to have fun after spending your day on the beaches of Izmir or where you can enjoy the nature of...

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Top 10 Parks and Gardens in İzmir

Top 10 Parks and Gardens in İzmir

We have listed the parks and gardens where you can spend a quiet and peaceful day in nature. Karagöl Natural  Karagöl Natural Park is a place for an escape from the city. It is on Yamanlar Mountain in Karşıyaka district. There is a rural bar, toilets, buffet, picnic units, camp facilities in the park, which is 26...

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The Castles of İzmir

The Castles of İzmir

Ayasuluk Castle - Selçuk Ayasuluk Castle is in Selçuk, which is regarded as one of the largest open-air museums in the world. It is located on the Ayasuluk Hill, which was the first place of settlement of Ephesus, one of the most famous cities of antiquity. The castle is also famous for its view overlooking Selcuk. It is...

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Islands of Izmir

Islands of Izmir

Many islands that look like paradise are waiting for their guests in İzmir, the Pearl of the Aegean. Having many extraordinarily beautiful bays and beaches, İzmir also has many islands that those who say “I cannot live without the sea” will fall in love with. Here are the most famous islands of...

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A Weekend in Izmir

A Weekend in Izmir

You can have a great time in Izmir on a weekend without having to take a day off from your work. Here is how to make most of a weekend visit to Izmir! Izmir is the perfect destination for weekend getaways. There are many reasons for this. First, thanks to Adnan Menderes Airport, which is located very close to the city center, you...

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Ferries of İzmir: See İzmir from the Sea

Ferries of İzmir: See İzmir from the Sea

Visiting the world-famous beaches is not the only way to enjoy the sea in Izmir. The ferries of İzmir also offer you a peaceful time, even with the shortest journey. One of the countless beauties that make İzmir an ideal route for those who say “I cannot live without the sea” are the ferries. You can travel between many...

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Places You Can Do Caravan Camping in İzmir

Places You Can Do Caravan Camping in İzmir

For those who'd like to bring their home with them on holiday, we have listed the places that you can enjoy with your caravan in İzmir. One of the best ways to enjoy the heavenly nature of İzmir is to go camping. Some of these campsites that are located in many corners of the city also accept caravans. Hipocamp Located in the town...

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İzmir's Local Flavors

İzmir's Local Flavors

Izmir, which is a member of the World Gourmet Cities Network (DELICE), deserves its title of “the capital of Aegean cuisine” to the fullest. Here are the 10 most famous flavors of İzmir. Kumru Sandwich Kumru, whose history dates back to 150 years ago and was registered as İzmir Kumrusu by the Ministry of Culture and...

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