June 2016 - izmir City Vision

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Habrocomes and Anthia

Habrocomes and Anthia , written by historian of Izmir and translated into English by Moses Hadas, could be a romance. A man named Licomedes lived in metropolis. He was the foremost adult within the town and was married to Temiste, a lady additionally from metropolis. Habrocomes, a awfully enticing young man, is their solely son. […]

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Tire – Izmir

Tire on the footsteps of religions Tire, that was referred to as the land of monks by Pachmeres, the land of brothers by İbn-I Battuta, the recent crown town by Katip Çelebi and therefore the bed of scientists within the Aydın written account, is like an outside depository with its profound history, superb cultural assets […]

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Mosque of Sadirvanalti

Şadırvanaltı house of worship is found within the Şadırvanaltı neighborhood within the market. it’s mentioned as Ulucami and Niflizade house of worship in Katip Çelebi’s book and as Bıyıklıoğlu house of worship in Evliya Çelebi’s Seyahatname. The name of the house of worship was registered as Şadırvan house of worship between seventeenth and nineteenth century […]

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Salom (Aydinlilar) Synagogue

Paint on Izmir

One of the foremost vital changes in Ottoman art within the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries is murals that are supplementary to subject decorations. Murals, that began in metropolis and quickly unfold to most of the structures in Anatolia and different regions at intervals the borders of the Turkish Empire, square measure the indication of a […]

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Smyrna Street in 19th century

Smyrna Streets – İzmir Streets The streets The 1840 guide is brutal about the streets of the city: “Like all the other big cities in Turkey, this city looks beautiful from afar but doesn’t satisfy expectations when viewed up close. The city is overpopulated and the streets are narrow and dirty. In 1878, only the […]

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The neighborhoods of İzmir

The neighborhoods of İzmir There isn’t enough info concerning the neighborhoods that were shaped when religious/ethnic segmentation: The neighborhood inhabited  by the French and Greek be the boundary and includes several outlets, warehouses, and cafes. The Armenian neighborhood is up ahead. The Turkish quarter covers the complete higher region of town and therefore the western […]

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Izmir in 19th Century

Izmir in 19th-century travel guides elements concerning port in guides begin with a way to get to port. The neighborhoods of port, its streets, amusement culture, antique ruins, museums and travel routes round the town area unit different data contained in 19th-century travel guides. In the nineteenth century, traveling was a privilege solely enjoyed by […]

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Smyrna (Tepekule-Bayrakli)

Old Izmir City (Smyrna) was built on a small island which was northeast of the bay. In the following years, the alluvion drfiting with rain, coming from Sipylos Mountain created Today’s Bornova and that small island  became a hill. Today, on this hill there is the vineyard whicj belong to Tekel Vine & Beer Company. […]

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Agora

Agora

Agora of Izmir City in Roman Period Agora, a word originated from Ancient Greek, comes to the meaning ”gathering place, city center, market, bazaar”. In Antique Times, with the commercial, political and religious functions, Agora’s, was also known as a place where lots of social events occured and art intensified. In Antique Times, in each […]

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Izmir History & Art Museum

Other Museums In Izmir

Izmir History & Art Museum Umran Baradan Toy Museum Izmir Press Museum Radio & Democracy Museum  

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