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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.

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.


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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...

Open-Air Museums of Izmir
Open-Air Museums of Izmir

With its thousands of years of history, Izmir has traces of countless different civilizations and conveys this heritage to its guests through museums spread all over the city. Some of the museums in Izmir are fully or partially open-air museums. After kindly reminding you that you can check the...