Izmir: Attractions and more...
Among its most important events are the International Festival of Arts, between June
and July, during which perform international artists, orchestras, dancers, jazz & rock bands, theatrical companies, and its International Fair, too, from August to September
Sights no to be missed are:
- The Archeological Museum, in which aside the two statues of Demeter and Poseidon are preserved other interesting historical items;
- The Museum of Fine Arts where works of National Artists are displayed;
- The Museum of Natural History, where evidences of the Aegean culture can be admired.
It should be interesting a visit to the most antique church in Izmir, Saint Polycarp and Saat Kulesi, ottoman styled.
Hisar, from the end of the 16th century, is the most antque Mosque in Izmir.
But Izmir has many parks, too!
Among the manies are Kulturpark, the widest green area in town, Olof Palm, a nice spot to go to and get relaxed and Muammer Aksoy, a pretty seaside area where what a great view of Izmir Bay can be enjoyed from!
Not to be missed is its Birds Protected Area for water birds, a true paradise where live several species, not far from Karsıyaka.
Shopping goers will get nice opportunities in Kemeralti, good for jewelry, clothing, articrafts and more, but first class shops are to be seen in Kordon Promenades in Alsancak.
What to see in detail
Will find places of interest on the map. Clock on the attractions for details
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