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6 Best Places To Visit In Izmir To make Turkey Trip Eternal

This city is classical antiquity and it is also known as Smyrna. The city has 4000 Years of urban recorded History and even longer as an advanced settlement by humanizer. Here is a list of the best places to visit in Izmir.

Turkey is mainly the Republic of Turkey, It is a transcontinental country that is in Eurasia. The country is shared its Border by eight countries that are Greece, Bulgaria, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Iraq, Syria. There are many amazing places to visit in Turkey.

Turkey is encircled by seas on three sides in the West there is the Aegean Sea, the Black Sea on the North, and the South that is the Mediterranean sea. In Turkey, there is a metropolitan city that is Izmir. It is the third most populous city in Turkey. And it is also a second populous city on the Aegean Sea, after the Athens (Greece).

1. Izmir Museum of History & Art

izmir museum of history and art
Izmir Museum of History And Art

Izmir Museum is one of the most visited museums in Turkey. This place most attracted place in Turkey. Izmir Museum is developed into three pavilions, and that is the richest repositories of antique artefacts in Izmir, Turkey.

Or Sculpture pavilions like crammed with masterpieces From ancient Smyrna, Teos, Miletos, and Pergamon those are simply sensational. The Precious things and Ceramics pavilions contain jewellery, coins, pots, that are all displayed in dated fashion but in the form of labelling English.

2. Kemeralti Market

Kemeralti Market
Kemeralti Market

Kemaralti is located in the district of Izmir, Turkey. This market is a Historical market, that remains one of the liveliest parts of Izmir. Kemeralati Market is originally Formed in a long street.

In the time of Medieval, this street called Mevlevis, which shows the presence of “Dargah”.In the time of the 17th century, this street was filled in, which allows the market to extend. But in nowadays, The Street is called “Anafartalar Street”.kemeralti is also the home of “Ayavukla Church”.

3. Agora

agora, places to visit in izmir
Agora Izmir, Turkey

This place is destroyed in an earthquake in 178 AD but it was soon rebuilt by the order of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. The Reconstruction Corinthian colonnade and Faustina Gate are eye-catching. Basically, Agora was an Ancient and a central public State at the of Greek. The meaning behind that is “Gathering People “or an “Assembly”.

In the time of Greek’s Agora was the center of athletic, artistic, spiritual and political life, one of the best-known examples of Ancient Agora is “Athens”. Aside from necropolis that is a water reservoir is discovered in the vicinity, that is believed to use supplied the water to the town of Ephesus.

4. Kadifekale

Kadifekale, places to visit in izmir
Kadifekale Izmir, Turkey

The reason behind the name of kadifekale is a Hill located in the urban zone of Izmir, Turkey. As well as the name of Ancient Castle on top of the same Hill. Both the Hills are named by Pagos in the time pre-Turkish and in the time of modern Greek.

The area, where the castle was found, is located in the distance of 2 km from the shoreline and commands. In this area, you can view a large part of Izmir City, as well as “Gulf of Izmir”. Basically, the Hill is Ares cover by six quarters constituted and Slums in large part, Those names are Kadifekale Hill, Alires, Imariye, Kosova, and Yenemahalle.

5. Alacati

Alacati, places to visit in izmir
Alacati Izmir, Turkey

It is a Mediterranean town that is situated on the western coast of Turkey. This Known for his beautiful beaches, and also for its architecture vineyards, and windmills. This is one of the traditional cities in the country, that have stone houses, narrow streets, boutique hotels, and restaurants with the table on the streets. It is one of the best places to visit in Izmir

Area of Alacati is the home of Alacati Yacht Marina and it has a famous port that is called Alacati Development, and that was created by the Famous French architect Francois Spoerry and his son.

The History behind that it became an Ottoman town in the 14th century. Alacati city was originally settled in the 17th century by the Greeks. Alacati was declared the Historical city in 2005.

6. Ephesus

Ephesus, places to visit in izmir
Ephesus Greek City

Ephesus is Another one Ancient Greek City, is located on the coast of Ionia, 3 km Southwest in Izmir, Turkey. It was built by Attic and Ionian in the 10th Century on the site of former Arzawan Capital.

Emphasis is farmed by nearby Temple Of Artemis, which is one of the seven wonders of the Ancient World. The city has many other monuments buildings like, Library of Celsus, and also a theater in which capacity of holding is 25000 spectators.

In The Ephesus city, it has one of the seven churches of Asia that are cited in the Book of Revelation. This city was destroyed by the Goths in 263, and although the city was again rebuilt.

7. Pergamon

Pergamon is a city of inspiration, now it looks more like ruins. But, when you look at these ruins they are still the same and majestic. why? Because it was one of the most amazing and powerful ancient Greek cities. There was power in Pergamon at a time.

It is located near Bergama at Izmir Province, Turkey. If you want to travel to those ancient majestic places that you have seen only in movies and read about in books. Visit Pergamon, it is a kind of time travelers paradise.


A traveler always wants to discover the places where he/she before not to go.  If we talk about places to visit in Izmir then every traveler always discovers something new. To visit turkey you can take a flight to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport.

The place is a mystery to itself, like beaches, architecture, and its history also. If you love adventure and thrill then We always suggest you must visit Izmir at once.

In this article, We have mentioned some places to visit in Izmir, which helps you to select beautiful places in this area.

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