İzmir Museum of History & Art
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.
Much of İzmir’s town centre between Alsancak and Basmane was destroyed in the 1922 fire as this had been a Greek neighbourhood for...
Near the Basmane train station is this humble eatery that fills with local workers during the week and a relaxed drop-in crowd on...
İzmir Museum of History & Art information
Containing three separate departments (Sculpture, Ceramics and Precious Artefacts), this museum, renovated in 2014, gives a good overview of the region’s artistic heritage. Look out for the 2nd-century-AD high relief of Poseidon and Demeter from the Agora, the late Neolithic anthropomorphic vase, and the seated Aphrodite from the Roman period.