Top Historical Places in Izmir

Are you looking to explore the history of Izmir through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Izmir including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Izmir. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Izmir ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Izmir, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Izmir for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Izmir with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. The Agora

    Art And Culture, Estate, Ancient Ruin, Architecture

    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 i...Read more
  2. Kadifekale

    Art And Culture, View Point, Castle, Leisure

    This is a peaceful hill located in the urban area of Izmir; it literally means Velvet Castle in local language. There is an ancient castle located to the top belonging to the Greek period. Enjoy the panoramic view of the city and enjoy coffee at the eatery.