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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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Kemeralti in Ottoman Empire

Kemeralti in Ottoman Empire It’s impossible to seperate Kemeraltı from the history of Izmir. There have been lots of places which got famous during years of powerful empires but also there have been lots of places which lost their importance afterwards. Kemeraltı when it wasn’t known for its trade, ancient harbour cities like Ephesus, Miletos […]

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Artemis Route

As you may know Bozdağlar Mountains encompass a large geography that starts from the back of Kemalpaşa and stretch all the way to Turgutlu, Salihli, Alaşehir, Sarıgöl and Buldan by passing through the boroughs of Bayındır, Ödemiş and Kiraz. During the first age, the mountains were known as Tmolos. Its highest peak is named Bozdağ […]

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Izmir village Metropolis

Izmir village Metropolis, Izmir village Metropolis,Torbalı, which is 45 kilometers from Izmir, is surrounded in the east by Bayındır and Tire, by Menderes in the west, by Selçuk in the south and Kemalpaşa in the north. The borough, which is located in the south of Izmir, is situated in the northwest of Küçük Menderes Basin. […]

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