A 15-minute spin in a horse-driven coach on the kordon costs ₺20 for four people.
During İzmir’s 19th-century heyday, the kordon was lined with stately offices and fine houses. Built by a carpet merchant, this is one...
İzmir Mask Museum
Tucked away in an old house on a street filled with bars, this little museum spread over three floors has an interesting collection of...
The outside tables are hot property at this pizzeria on a small square. Most just come for a beer though there's pizza (from ₺14) and a...
Veli Usta Balık Pişiricisi
This relaxed, quality seafood restaurant outstrips the strip thanks to the maroon-sweater-clad staff, and dishes like fresh, good value...
Damla Restaurant information
Lonely Planet review
A local secret in a quiet part of Alsancak, Damla's dishes include perfectly cooked dana pirzola (steak) and bonfile şiş (beef kebap). It's a great place to try local specialities such as şevketi bostan, a vegetable root, served as a meze or with lamb between February and April; and fresh taze börülce beans.