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Archaeology Museum

Archaeology Museum

The exhibits date from the time of the Greek and Roman rule. The extensive range of statuary include a 2nd century AD frieze of Poseidon and Demeter are not to be missed.
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Ethnography Museum

Ever wonder about the story behind the Camel Wrestling Festivals? How a kilim (Turkish carpet) is made? Or what life was like under the reign of the Ottomans? If so, this is the place for you. Here you will find out about the traditions and customs particular to the region, and more.
The Clock Tower (saat Kulesi)

The Clock Tower (saat Kulesi)

Donated to the city by the Sultan Abdul Hamit II in 1901, no visit would be complete without a photo next to this, the most famous of landmarks! The Eiffel Tower of Izmir.
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Kadifekale

Izmir’s very own castle, founded by Alexander the Great, affords great views over the city and the bay. The best time is at sunset as the call to prayer echoes throughout the city. Take the #30 bus from Konak or set out for a long warm hike.
Ephesus

Ephesus

If time permits, then a trip to Ephesus should be on everyones agenda. Only an hour away by bus, this ancient city is one of the best-preserved sites in the Eastern Mediterranean. Marvel at the splendour of the remains and feel yourself transported back in time.
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