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  • İZMİR
  • EPHESUS Ephesus which was established as a fort, was used to be the most important commercial centre . It played a great role in the ancient times with it’s strategic location. Ephesus is located on a very fertile valley .Ephesus once the trade centre of the ancient world, a religious centre of the early christianity.
  • CLOCK TOWER Clock tower is another symbol of İzmir and it was built in Konak Square in 1901. It is heart of the city and it can be said to be a meeting place for many people. It is 25 m. height.
  • KORDON Konak It is located between Square and Alsancak. It becomes one of the most crowded places at the weekends. Especially young people prefer going there because there are bars and some places for shopping. Kordon is also famous for its phaetons.
  • It is the place where Mary may have spent her last days. Indeed, she may have come in the area together with Saint John, who spent several years in the area to spread Christianity. Mary preferred this remote place rather than living in crowded place.
  • An elavator from 19th century. It is 51 metres in height. It links Mithat Paşa street to the Halil Rıfat street. It was built in 1907 and restored by the government in 1993. On the upper side there is an open cafe and a restaurant.
  • It was an ancient Greek city that became the capital of the Kingdom of Pergamon during the Hellenistic period. Pergamon is called as one of the seven churches of Asia.