Duration: 7 hours (approx)
Route: Izmir City Center-Kadıfekale Castle-Agora-Tepekule (Old Izmir) -Izmir Archeological Museum-
You shall be picked up from the Izmir airport, Izmir Hotel ,Izmir Marina or Izmir cruise ship port. Your Izmir guide will hold up a sign with your name on it. Your Izmir Tour Guide or Turkish Local Travel Agency will provide you with a complimentary Izmir City map, Turkey map and Turkey brochures.Izmir tour will take approximately 7 hours and after will drive you back to your Izmir hotel ,Izmir Marina ,Izmir airport or Izmir harbor in Turkey.
In the Full Day Izmir Tour, We will drive to Izmir city center. Traditionally the birth place of Homer, who was honoured here in Classical times in the Homereium, Of the original Hellenistic city states along the Aegean coast of Asia Minor, only Smyrna, now Turkish Izmir, survived the catastrophes that befell the region. In the Izmir Seight-seeing Tour, Our first stop is above the city at mt. Pagus is the most enduring of Alexander’s legacies, the Kadifekale Castle, built in the 4th century BCE, From Kadifekale there is excellent view across the harbour to Karsiyaka. To the west you can see the shape of arena where St. Polycarp was martyred. The Agora at the foot of the hill is clearly visible. Then we drive to Agora, Etymologically, Agora means the city alley, marketplace, and shopping place. Occupying an area of 120m by 80m,the Agora was excavated by German and Turkish archaelogists between 1932 and 1941.The most important result of these Works is the discovery of the northern gate of Agora. The relief unearthed here, belonging to Goddes Vesta, is understood to be continuation of the Zeus Atlar discovered during the initial excavations. In addition, statues of Hermes, Dionysos, Eros and Herakles,as well as many stutes belonging to men ,women and animals,heads and reliefs.After the Agora,We will drive to Tepekule (old Izmir) , This is the place at where Izmir was initially settled,located at the northeast parts of ızmşr Bay.The remains of King Tantalus tomb can be seen here.The excavations at Tepekule are inprocess,under the sponsorship of Izmir Chamber of Commerce. Since 3000 BC onwards, this place has always inhabited by a variety of conquerors. There are many findings from Troy, Yutan and Hittite civilizations. We will drive to Izmir Archeological Museum, Archeological Museum of Izmir is arranged to cater for all requirements with displays halls, laboratories, storage rooms.Over 1500 pieces are on display inside the building and garden.Archeological heritage belonging to the antique cities of Iasos, Candarli(Pitane),Bergama,Bayrakli(old Izmir) and Myrina.
After you have taken in the sights your Izmir Tour, your Izmir tour guide will give you approx one hour free time to stroll at your leisure or relax have some refreshments in the Konak and Karsiyaka, When the tour has finished your Izmir Tour guide will return you to your pick up point. You can take a Private Izmir Tour where you can be picked up by your Izmir Tour guide at your convienence, where your Izmir Tour guide will pick you up at approx 08.00 hours for your Izmir tour.
PS: &Izmir tours we provide are private tours which means they include a driver and a separate tour guide who speaks english and they will accompany you throughout the tour and they will be able to answer any questions or queries during your tour. Those who book in advance avoid the rush and tight squeezes of traveling with all of the crowds.
- Private Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
- Private Deluxe A/C VIP Vehicle.
- Parking Fees of vehicle
- Pick up From Izmir Harbor, Izmir Airport, Izmir Hotel
- Drop off to Izmir Harbor, Izmir Airport, Izmir Hotel
What’s Not Included
- Gratuities to the guide and driver
- Personal expenses
|Regular Izmir Tour Prices Per Person|
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|A tour document with details and confirmations will be e-mailed after booking.
Regular Full Day Izmir Tour is runs everyday and available all year round.