This huge, ugly and largely disused fairground attraction is a handy navigational aid when exploring the Kültürpark.
İzmir Museum of History & Art
This museum is overlooked by many visitors to the city, who do themselves a great disservice in the process. Spread over three...
St John's Cathedral
İzmir retains a number of churches that are still used by the Christian faithful, including this 1874 building on Montro Meydanı that...
A Parisian-style divertissement in the heart of the city, this stylish cafe on Lozan Meydanı is wildly popular with Alsancak's...
The 1922 fire destroyed much of the town centre between Alsancak and Basmane, which had been a Greek neighbourhood for centuries. Today the area contains Kültürpark, a large park and fairground popular with strolling couples and joggers. Although the annual Fuarİzmir (International İzmir Fair) has been recently relocated to a new home in Gaziemir, the park's small funfair remains (summer only). When here, be sure to visit the impressive İzmir Museum of History & Art .