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 streets

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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izmir history

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 old map

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-Bayraklı

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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Izmir Art & Statue Galley Museum

Izmir Government Art & Statue Gallery Museum

Izmir Government Art & Statue Gallery Museum was first opened in 1952 in Kültür Park Fair, afterward it was relocated to Konak (Izmir City Center) In its new place it was divided into 3 sections. In the 1st Section which serves as Museum, Turkish art & statues from Tanzimat Period to our day are exhibited. […]

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Izmir Archaeology Museum

Izmir Archaeology Museum

Izmir’s first Archaeology Museum was opened in 1927 in Basmane in Ayavukla Church. On those times in the Museum, works from prehistoric times till Byzantine Empire were exhibited. In the following years, because of the newly found historical remains, there was a need to open a new Museum. Thus a new modern Museum was constructed […]

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Izmir Lady's Museum

Izmir Lady’s Museum

Izmir Lady’s Museum is the first Lady’s Museum in Turkey. It’s found in Basmane neighborhood in Izmir. It consists of rooms like exhibition, video art, women from past to today, studios, women in antique times in Anatolia, leader women, personal collections… In this boutique Museum, personal items of the first WOMAN writer in Turkey, first […]

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