Kizlaragasi Inn

Kizlaragasi Inn

Kizlaragasi Inn, among all the Ottoman Inns is the most biggest and magnificent Inn in Izmir. It was constructed by Hacı Bekir Ağa who was the eunuch of that peirod in Ottoman Empire, and the Inn also took its name from him. The Kızlarağası Inn was the busiest Inn which the merchants were using shelter […]

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Büyük Karaosmanoğlu Inn

Büyük Karaosmanoğlu Inn

There are no documents which shows the construction years of Büyük Karaosmanoğlu Inn that is found on Fevzi Pasha Boulevard. But it can be estimated it was constructed during the years 1850’s. On the west, Büyük Karaosmanoğlu Inn is neighbor to the Mirkelamoğlu Inn. With the opening of Fevzi Pasha Boulevard, because of the damage […]

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Büyük Demir Inn

Büyük Demir Inn

Altough there isn’t certain evidence, Büyük Demir Inn estimated to be constructed in the 18th century and owned by Yedekçi Mehmet Pasha. Büyük Demir Inn couldn’t keep its authenticity, and due to multiple interferences, it took a very unesthetic look. Today inside the Inn, you can find some copper and souvenir shops.

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Arap Inn

Arap Inn

Neighbor to the Green Stick Hammam in north and Piyaleoğlu Inn in south, Arap Inn doesn’t possess any known epitaph. It’s estimated to be constructed in the 2nd period of 19th century. Most of its architectural characteristics has disappeared today, and it is used as a trading house.

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Abdurrahman Inn

Abdurrahman Inn

Abdurrahman Inn is situated in the intersection of Kızlarağası Inn’s south and Musevit Inn’s west points. It is estimated that Abdurrahman Inn is constructed in 1802, again there are no evidences which proves that. It was designed as a rectangle, in the middle of this rectangle is the corridor and there are the shops that […]

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Abacıoğlu Inn

Abacıoğlu Inn

Abacıoğlu Inn which has a history of 200 years, took its shape of today with the restoration that was made at 2007. Today inside the Inn there are 18 shops consisted of restaurants, souvenir shops, leather shops and coffee shops. There are no clear proofs who constracted the inn or when or in which conditions… […]

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Kemeraltı Bazaar Today

Colorful Kemaraltı Bazaar From Past To Our Day – Commerce In the 14th century, Izmir which was behind Foça, Çeşme and Kuşadası in commerce, was under the dominance of Venetians and Geneosians in trade. After these communities Izmir’s commerce passed into the hands of French, English and Italians. Slowly, Izmir was passing from town to […]

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Kemeralti 1950

Kemeraltı is Changing The years 1950’s indicate a turning point both for Turkey and The Historical Kemeraltı Bazaar. Till these years you were able to find anything you would like from clothing to pharmacies, stationery to theatres, basically everything in Kemeraltı. The Bazaar which had served both to the rich and the poor as a […]

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Konak Centrum Kemeraltı Entrance

Republic Period

Kemeraltı in Republic Times – Regression Period Izmir has a specific importance in republic period, it is the one which started the Salvation War. Also politically it’s the city of the firsts. In the War of Independence it took all the attention. Before the foundation of the Republic, it was the place where the first […]

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The City Which Rises In Ottoman Empire

In the 18th century, with the battles lost, Ottoman Empire continued to lose reputation and power. In the begining of 19th century, industrialization in Europe fasten the downfall in Ottoman trade, and Ottoman Empire was unable to find the center to develop its industry. When the world was renewing and developping in industry, Ottoman economy […]

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