To the southwest of Göl (Lake) Gate are the remains of the more minor Saray Gate - Sultan Orhan (1326-61) had a palace near here in the...
If you head inside the walls from the Saray Gate you will come to the ruins of a 15,000-seat Roman theatre.
This gate in İznik's Roman-Byzantine fortifications leads to the lake.
The Çamlık Motel's licensed restaurant is a local favourite for grilled lake fish with views of the water. When the weather's good,...
Vakıf Sokak · interesting places nearby
İznik Foundation information
Recently, İznik tile-making has been undergoing a revival, and that the town is proud of this fact is evident from the posters of tiles on display in many restaurants and hotels. Original İznik tiles are antiquities and cannot be exported from Turkey, but new tiles make great, if not particularly cheap, souvenirs. Good places to start looking are the small workshops along Salim Demircan Sokak, and the workshop belonging to the İznik Foundation.