City Walls & Gates
İznik's once-imposing Roman walls, renovated by the Byzantines, no longer dominate, though they remain impressive. Four main gates –...
Originally a great Justinianic church, Aya Sofya is now a crumbling, neglected ruin slumbering in a rose garden. The building...
Hacı Özbek Camii
In the centre of town on Kılıçaslan Caddesi, Hacı Özbek Camii, dating from 1332, is one of İznik's oldest mosques.
Shaded by willows, this simple garden bar's nice for a sunset drink.
On İznik's main street, Karadeniz specialises in simple pide and lahmacun (Arabic-style meat pizza) – good for a mid-afternoon snack.
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Self-caterers can stock up at the Bim supermarket.