Turkey's third largest city, Izmir, is a contemporary, developed province and, at the same time is a busy commercial center. It is a city for which Heradotus from İzmir said "They established their cities in the most beautiful skies and the most beautiful climates we know on earth” and Aristotle warned Alexander “If you don't see it, you'll miss it!” and Victor Hugo wrote a poem even without seeing it ever and said “İzmir is a princess”. İzmir, which extends as a pearl along Aegean Coast, has a great historical and cultural richness with its 8500 years history.
You can reach İzmir by road, railway, airway, and sea.
Pitane Ancient City
One of the most remarkable historical areas of İzmir is Pitane Ancient City. This historic building, located between the districts of Aliağa and Bergama in Izmir, welcomes those who want to enjoy the sun, the sea and the history.
Ephesus Ancient City
Izmir is among our famous provinces with ancient cities. The ancient city of Ephesus, one of the other famous and very valuable historical locations is among the important places included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This ancient city is actually a library and it is thought to have hosted 14000 books in the past.
İzmir Historical Elevator
İzmir, which hosted different civilizations and different cultures, is a province that tries to keep all cultures and history alive. Historical Elevator, which has many different historical features and that maintains existence for many years, is one of the most popular places of the people of İzmir.