izmir is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make izmir one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. izmir is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in izmir or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of izmir. Explore the historical monuments of izmir with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this izmir guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in izmir page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Izmir landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Izmir.
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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.
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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 w...