In the Turkish port city, you will discover a mini-encyclopedia of the life of Mediterranean civilizations. Explore the valuable monuments left over from Greece and Rome. Marvel at the string of conquests and imagine the wild life of the Agora. You will discover the intricacies of trading in the ancient market. And at the end, take a ferry ride in the bay of the Aegean Sea. Individual excursion for 1-5 people Duration 4.5 hours Children Without children How it goes On foot € 75 per excursion Price for 1-5 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
From modern Izmir to ancient Smyrna
- The walk will start from the main symbol of the city - the historic clock tower. You will see an Ottoman hotel in the Kemeralti market. In the Middle Ages, it was one of the most significant bazaars in the city, where one could buy and sell almost anything. There I will tell you what you need to know about national trade in order to pass almost as your own.
- You will also visit the Agora of Smyrna, where you will hear about the whole whirlwind of commercial, political and religious events that took place here in the heart of the Old City.
- For unforgettable panoramic views, I will propose to climb the Kadifekale fortress, where I will tell you about the monument of the 3rd century BC, erected by order of Alexander the Great.
- And in conclusion, I invite you to take a ride on the ferry - on the way we will summarize the results of our acquaintance with the world of Smyrna, full of ups and downs.
? At your request, we will include a gastronomic program in the excursion. I will suggest excellent places and tell you what the local cuisine is famous for. ? Alternatively, you can invite a professional photographer to capture your best moments in Izmir.
Additional costs: entrance to the Agora Museum - 2.7 euros / person.
The excursion starts at Konak Square. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.