İzmir, Konak promises you a full holiday with its historical heritage and nature.
Konak is both with its works from ancient times to the present day. Since it is a center of culture, arts and entertainment, it attracts the attention of local and foreign tourists from all over the world. With all these cultural and entertainment facilities within walking distance to the center of Konak, everything you could want during your holiday will be right at your feet.
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Places to See and Visit in Konak
İzmir Clock Tower: The Clock Tower, located in Konak's square, is one of the most well-known symbols of Izmir. In 1901 II. The clock of the Clock Tower, which was built by Abdülhamit, was gifted by Germany. It is a building that will fascinate you with its fountains, engravings and magnificent appearance built on its four corners. It is illuminated so that its magnificence can be seen at night and its lights are turned on at the hour returning from sunset to night.
Kemeraltı Bazaar: It is possible to find everything you are looking for in Kemeraltı Bazaar, which reflects both today's modern texture and historical texture. Inside the bazaar, there are Yeni Şükran, one of the oldest hotels in İzmir that survived until today, and the State and Opera Ballet, which is frequently visited by the National Library and art lovers.
Konak Yalı Mosque: Located in Konak square Konak Yali Mosque, located in the area, has a remarkable and elegant structure with its octagonal structure and tiles. It is one of the most beautiful examples of Ottoman architecture.
Kordon Length: Kordon Line continues from Cumhuriyet Square to İzmir Port. Kordon is the coastline that enables activities such as walking, cycling, and breathing the sea air in the morning, noon and evening.
Historical Elevator: Mithatpaşa Street and Şehit Nihatbey Street It is a tower with two elevators that operates between the two lifts and one of the elevators is 58 meters higher than the other. One of the elevators can be accessed with 155 steps and the Jewish man "Nesim Levi (Bayraklıoğlu)" was founded in 1907 in order to provide fast and easy transportation between the two districts.
Agora Ancient City: Agora Ancient City contains basilica, tombstones, sculptures, canals and inscriptions. This three-storey ancient city was included in the World Heritage Temporary List in 2020 by UNESCO. Most of the ruins of the Agora Ancient City that have survived to the present day were discovered by the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. These are the ones belonging to the reconstruction period of the city, which was damaged in the earthquake in 178. In the Agora Ancient City, the Goddess Vesta and Zeus altar reliefs, as well as the statues of God Hermes, Eros, Dionysus and Heracles are among the must-see. In addition, water still flows from the water channel that carries water to street fountains and cisterns. This ancient city square will win your admiration.
Kadifekale: The west and south walls and five towers of Kadifekale have survived until today and were built using stone and brick. There is a cistern with forty holes made by carving the andesite bedrock. As a result of the investigations, it was determined that the cistern, which has an arched and vaulted upper cover carried by 15 piers and 20 rectangular elephant legs, was built between 1221 and 1254.
In Konak, which stands out with its street flavors;
• Stuffed Mussels
• İzmir Lokması
• You should not leave Konak before tasting Söğüş.