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 exhibitions
There are countless exhibitions to be visited in İzmir for culture and art lovers. Some of these exhibitions are free. You can check them here.
Enjoy the Sunset Concerts
The 'Sunset Concerts' organized every year by the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality bring together music lovers for free at the Bostanlı View Terrace, Bayraklı Recreation Area, and Konak Ferry Port. Performing many different types of music, from jazz to pop, rock to reggae, classical music to funk, the people in İzmir spend a pleasant evening.
Visit the museums free of charge
There are many museums in İzmir that you can see without paying an entrance fee including İzmir Ethnography Museum, Ümran Baradan Game and Toy Museum, İzmir Atatürk Museum, State Railways - TCDD Museum, İzmir Museum of Radio and Democracy, Joy and Cartoon Museum, İzmir Mask Museum, and İzmir Women’s Museum.
Take photos on the streets of İzmir
There are wonderful frames waiting to be discovered by photography enthusiasts in all corners of İzmir. You can take unforgettable shots in Kordon, Dario Moreno Street, Sığacık Kaleiçi, Alaçatı, Bostanlı, Şirince, Foça, and many more heavenly locations.
Take a walk or run
One of the free and healthy activities you can do in İzmir is to run or walk in Kordon, İnciraltı City Forest, Bostanlı seaside, or Güzelyalı coastal road.
Discover the bays of İzmir
Among the blue flagged beaches of İzmir, there are many public beaches where you can enjoy the sea, sand, and sun at no cost. Plus, if you want to enjoy the sea away from the crowd, you can explore the bays in the coastal regions of İzmir, especially the Karaburun Peninsula.
Say goodbye to the sun with the most beautiful scenery
The sunset in İzmir is so unique and beautiful that it has been mentioned in a countless number of songs. There are many spots with great sunset views in İzmir such as Kordonboyu, The Historical Elevator, Seyirtepe, Kadifekale, the coastline of Foça, and the windmills in Alaçatı.