Izmir, one of the most visited places in the world, hosts many international cruise ships throughout the year. Thousands of travelers come to Izmir and they have a very pleasant time among the popular historical ruins in the region. Izmir, known as the ‘Pearl of the Aegean’, has an energy that fascinates many people. Thus, the head of the most popular cities in Turkey attracts visitors and offers a lot of activities to do. The most popular places in the West also offer a lot of options for short-time guests. All you have to do is choose a location as soon as you get off your ship and proceed in that direction.
Cesme, Karaburun, Foça, Seferihisar with beautiful beaches such as the districts are world-famous, which located in Izmir. In addition to its in nature, it also offers a history-packed excursion to the city visitors with its 8500-year history. There are many ancient cities and historic buildings within the city borders. A number of historical sites are found in the city and in the city’s museums. Throughout the centuries, it is possible to spend a pleasant holiday in Izmir, which shows itself as an important port city. You will embrace a lot of activities in Turkey. One of the must-see places in Izmir Shore Excursions is Ephesus. The place, which is located within the borders of Izmir, has always been a favorite place for tourists. Located about an hour from Izmir, this outstanding building is home to a three-story building and a 24,000-seat theater, the largest in the ancient world. It also has the Library of Celsus: built to serve as a monumental tomb with more than 12,000 manuscripts and has a sculpture of Celsus, the governor of Asia.
However, if you don’t want to see the popular places within an hour away from the center, there are many important attractions close to Izmir. The carefully designed Clock Tower in Konak Square, located in the heart of the city. The Clock Tower, which became a permanent symbol of Izmir, was gifted to the city by Sultan Abdülhamid in 1901 and has a height of 24m. In addition, the Archaeological Museum can be an ideal choice for you. The museum is home to many spectacular works including Bergama, Iasos, Bayraklı, and İzmir Agora. In addition, the collection of Roman works must be in the first place among the must-see places. The museum offers you the opportunity to travel to prehistoric times. Kizlaragasi Han Bazaar which should be added in Izmir Shore Excursions options is also located in the center. With its history dating back to the Ottoman period, this bazaar has many shopping places that sell unique carpets and jewelry. There are cafes where you can drink. The Ethnographic Museum, which another a sheds light on history, houses Ottoman-style lounges, workshops, pharmacy, and various Turkish folk art and costume collections. The Konak and Alsancak regions offer different options for tourists: luxury shopping malls, back street restaurants, you will forget the problems of the world drinking your drink.