City Museum & Archive
Church of St Polycarp
Built in the early 17th century, this Catholic church is the oldest still-functioning Christian house of worship in the city. Its...
Named after the fountains next to it, which are used by the congregation for ritual ablutions, this 1636 mosque has a large central dome...
Pürovel Spa & Sport
One of the best spa and fitness centers in the country, this facility in the upmarket Swissǒtel Büyük Efes offers a gym, tennis court,...
Kahveci Ömer Usta
One of the popular cafes behind the Hisar Mosque in the Kemeraltı Market, Kahveci Ömer Usta specialises in fincanda pişen Türk kahvesi ,...
Making authentic kumru sandwiches with aged kaşar cheese from Kars, sausage from Urfa and local tomato paste, Apo is one of the most...
Şair Eşref Bulvarı 1 · interesting places nearby
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Housed in a fire station built by the British in 1923, this small museum mounts changing displays on İzmir’s history. It is named after Ahmet Piriştina, a former mayor of the city who spearheaded the urban redevelopment of the port and kordon , the construction of İzmir's metro and the creation of many new parks.