City Museum & Archive
Church of St Polycarp
The oldest Christian house of worship in the city, the Church of St Polycarp was built in 1625 with the permission of Sultan Süleyman...
St John’s Cathedral
Consecrated in 1874, St John's Cathedral was partly financed by Sulktan Abdülaziz and the main altar was a gift from Pope Pius IX.
Power up for a visit to the bazaar with dried fruit, nuts, baklava and Turkish delight. There's an Alsancak branch at the southern end...
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Lonely Planet review
Housed in a fire station built by the British in 1923, this small but perfectly formed museum has displays on İzmir’s history and a courtyard cafe.