7 Sights in İzmir, Turkey (with Map and Images)
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Explore interesting sights in İzmir, Turkey. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in İzmir, Turkey.List of cities in Turkey Sightseeing Tours in İzmir
1. Hisar Mosque
Hisar Mosque or Hisarönü Mosque is a historical Mosque in İzmir, Turkey. It has been recorded to have been constructed by Ottoman governor Aydınoğlu Yakup Bey who was Bey of İzmir between 1592 and 1598. The 16th century Mosque is one of the biggest in the city centre and its interior contains one of the most striking examples of Ottoman Islamic artwork in İzmir.
2. Konak Mosque
Konak Mosque, also called Yalı Mosque, is a mosque in İzmir, Turkey. It is located on Konak Square in the heart of the city next to the Governor's Mansion and the İzmir Clock Tower. Despite its relatively small size, it is considered one of the landmarks of the city for its distinctive octagonal shape and elaborate tilework.
3. Temple of Artemis (Artemision)
The Temple of Artemis or Artemision, also known as the Temple of Diana, was a Greek temple dedicated to an ancient, local form of the goddess Artemis. It was located in Ephesus. By 401 AD it had been ruined or destroyed. Only foundations and fragments of the last temple remain at the site.
4. Basilica of St. John
The Basilica of St. John was a basilica in Ephesus. It was constructed by Justinian I in the 6th century. It stands over the believed burial site of John the Apostle. It was modeled after the now lost Church of the Holy Apostles in Constantinople.
5. Salepçioğlu Camii
Salepçioğlu Mosque is a Mosque in İzmir, Turkey located next to Konak Square in the heart of the city. The mosque which was constructed in the year 1905, is named after its patron Salepçizade Hacı Ahmet Efendi.
6. Paraşüt Kulesi
İzmir Parachute Tower is a parachute tower located within Kültürpark in İzmir, Turkey. It was built in 1937 by the Turkish Aeronautical Association. It is one of the two parachute towers in the country.
7. Elhamra Sahnesi
Elhamra Cinema was built in 1926 in Izmir, Turkey. It was designed by Architect Tahsin Sermet Bey. It was built for public use as a theatre, currently it is being using as the Izmir State Opera and Ballet.
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