İzmir Museum of History & Art
Containing three separate departments (Sculpture, Ceramics and Precious Artefacts), this museum, renovated in 2014, gives a good...
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.
Near the Basmane train station is this humble eatery that fills with local workers during the week and a relaxed drop-in crowd on...
Lonely Planet review
Much of İzmir’s town centre between Alsancak and Basmane was destroyed in the 1922 fire as this had been a Greek neighbourhood for centuries. Today it contains Kültürpark, which helps injects a little greenery into the city and attracts strolling couples and joggers. Specific attractions include a 50m parachute tower , a gorgeous Ferris wheel, some contemporary sculptures on the west side of the pond, and exhibition halls for events including the International İzmir Festival .