The interior of the city’s largest mosque (1597) is quintessentially İzmiri. The blue-and-gold motifs on the domed ceiling are simpler...
The ancient Agora, built for Alexander the Great, was ruined in an earthquake in AD 178, but rebuilt soon after by the Roman emperor...
Five screens; films in English with Turkish subtitles.
This cafe in the bazaar is known for its excellent home-made ice cream.
Kızlarağası Han information
This restored caravanserai (1744) is like a much smaller, calmer version of İstanbul's famous Covered Bazaar. The market is touristy, with many items from the far end of the Silk Road (China), but good for a wander. There’s a cafe in the courtyard, where merchants once tethered their camels.