The city's Archaeology Museum isn't as impressive as the İzmir Museum of History and Art, but it has some gems in its collection. These...
On a pedestrianised stretch of Cumhuriyet Bulvarı, this wide plaza, named after the prominent Ottoman-era Government House , built in...
Built between 1868 and 1872, the governor's office on Konak Sq is one of the city's major landmarks.
İzmir Milli Kütüphane
This handsome 1912 Ottoman Revival building is the home base of the İzmir Devlet Opera Ve Balesi (İzmir State Opera and Ballet Company).
Kemeraltı's best-loved kebapçı is located near Konak Sq and serves an excellent İskender kebap (döner served on fresh pide and topped...
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Ethnography Museum information
Housed in a splendid stone building that once functioned as a hospital, this museum showcases the arts, crafts and customs of İzmir. Dioramas, displays, photos and information panels focus on local traditions and though the dioramas are undeniably naff, many of the objects are fascinating. Subjects include everything from camel wrestling, pottery and tin-plating to felt-making, embroidery and weaponry.