The AgoraCurrently Open
- Address: Izmir, Turkey
- Timings: 08:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Ticket Price: 5 TRY
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Art And Culture, Estate, Ancient Ruin, Family And Kids, Architecture , Archaeological Site
This ancient Agora which is an open space that was used for assemblies and markets in Greek Empire is one of the landmarks in Izmir. It was ruined in a destructive earthquake in 178 AD and was rebuilt by Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
The structure comprises of Corinthian Colonnades with vaulted chambers and beautiful arches give you a glimpse of what a Greek market would look like.
After the invasion by the Muslim rulers, a cemetery was constructed on the site and several old tombstones can be still seen.
Worth a quick visit!
The Agora Travel Tips
- Guides are available.
How to Reach The Agora
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95% of people who visit Izmir include The Agora in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
74.7% of people start their The Agora visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see The Agora
91.94% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Agora