Izmir City tour starts with our symbol of the city Izmir Clock Tower. Where the most popular photos were taken by tourists and local people. We go to Kızlarağası Han, the most important commercial center of Izmir. And we are examining the architectural characteristics of the Ottoman houses here. Then we go to the Hisar Mosque which is next to it. In this mosque, pencil work ornaments, calligraphy displays of the fineness of calligraphy, and mihrab – member workmanship are the best examples of Turkish art taste. Then we go to Agora and listen to the narration of our guide. İzmir Agora is the largest and best-preserved of Ion agora. Lastly, after visiting the archaeological museum, which contains works belonging to the Roman period, and the Ethnography Museum which reveals the lifestyle of the Aegean region from the past.
Let’s continue our trip with the Izmir Clock Tower in Konak Square, also known as the heart of Izmir. The Izmir Clock Tower, which was presented to Sultan Abdülhamid II on the 25th anniversary of his ascension to the throne, is also one of the meeting points of the people of Izmir. Here you can take a short photo break and enjoy the view of the square full of pigeons.
We continue with our third stop, Kemeraltı Bazaar, one of the largest open-air bazaars in our country, spreading over a wide area of 270 hectares. In Kemeraltı Bazaar, which is famous for its inns and fountains, you can shop from a variety of shops, from confectioners to coppersmiths, spice sellers, and fabric sellers, and you can find the opportunity to taste the flavors unique to Izmir in the restaurants in the bazaar. We recommend that you spend at least 2 hours to visit Kemeraltı Bazaar properly, and do not complete your tour without drinking its famous sherbet and tasting its bite.
We say goodbye to our valued guests!