This is the third largest city in Turkey and a promising hub of Turkey. It was formerly the ancient city of Smyrna and has a history stretching way back to 3000 BC. This is also the birthplace of the legendary Homer and a place conquered by Alexander The Great.
With a legacy that has a mix of Greek, Ottoman and Turkish influences, Izmir is popular as a tourist destination and has variety of ancient structures that still show the reminisces of the past.
Although, the most inviting attraction of Izmir are its beaches! Located very close to the city centre, tourists flock every year in summer to beat the heat and splash in the waters of Aegean Sea.
Once an ancient city, Izmir is now undergoing a make-over to become a developing metro and is expanding in diverse social and cultural horizons.
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