THINGS TO DO IN IZMIR
IZMIR CLOCK TOWER
Clock Tower 2, one of the symbolized figures of places to visit in Izmir. 25 of Abdulhamid's ascension to the throne. it was built at the request of Grand Vizier Mehmet Said Pasha in memory of the year.
The architect of the tower is also the architect of the German consulate building. Tower clock German Emperor 2. It was a gift from Wilhelm.
This clock, which has never stopped since the tower's construction date, 1901, still works today.
The inner Port area, which is located between the Hisar Mosque and the Basdurak Mosque and extends to the Agora, which dates back to the Roman decadence, is called Kemeraltı. Next to the Agora, Kemeraltı is a traditional bazaar where Izmir people come to meet their daily needs such as dowry, wedding, circumcision and special day and school, home, clothing. He has a similar role to Eminonu in Istanbul. Although it is not very attractive to Turkish tourists, foreign tourists love the exotic weather here.
You may have heard the claim that the mansion Pier, formerly the customs building, came out of the hands of Gustave Eiffel, the architect of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Although this is widely said about him, no evidence has been found to confirm this. Probably an urban legend.
Built in 1890 and first used as a customs building, the structure was used as a fish house by the 1960s. In 2004, it underwent restoration and was converted into a shopping centre with shops, food and drink places and a cinema. The combination of Modern steel construction and a glass transparent roof with stone walls reflects the European architectural features of its era.
Alsancak, which is connected to Kordon, is the center of Izmir. Here the pulse of nightlife, shopping, social life beats.