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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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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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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 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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Other Synagogues in Kemeralti-Konak

These are some of the synagogues in Kemeralti-Konak Bahçeli Synagogue (Jewish Community House) Beit Illel Synagogue Bikur Holim Synagogue Etz Hayim Synagogue Hevra (Talmut Tora) Foresteros Synagogue Portuguese Synagogue

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Salom (Aydinlilar) Synagogue

Shalom (Aydinlilar) Synagogue

Oldest Synagogue in Izmir(Shalom synagogue) Shalom Synagogue It took its name from the Jewish who had come from Aydin to Izmir. It’s one of the oldest Synagogues in Izmir although the certain time for its construction is unknown. Something odd happened during the ”Big Fire of Smyrna”, although all the city was burning, the fire […]

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Signora Giveret Sinagogue

Signora Giveret Synagogue

Estimated to be constructed in 17th century, with its big iron gate, women’s gallery and a beautiful garden, Signora Giveret Synagogue is  like a diamond. It has a big prying & worshipping area decorated with historical paintings. Synagogue is estimated to be constructed by the benefactor Donna Gracia with the nickname ”Signora” who had been […]

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