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Izmir Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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  • Location: Izmir, Turkey
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
  • Tour code: 3795IZM01
Discover the magic of Izmir on an introductory half-day tour that covers all the highlights. Wander through the ancient Agora, marvel at the ruins of Alexander the Great's castle and visit both the Archaeological and Ethnographic museums.
Highlights include:

Ancient Agora

Izmir's Ancient Agora was once a bustling Roman bazaar and today you can still see Colonnades of Corinthian columns, vaulted chambers and a reconstructed arch making it one of the best preserved Agoras in the world.

Kadifekale

The ruins of Alexander the Great's Castle, Kadifekale (meaning "the velvet castle" in Turkish), sits atop a hill overlooking the city below.

Archaeological Musuem

Visit the Archaeology Museum containing many Greek and Roman artifacts. Be sure to take a look at the head of a gigantic statue of Domitian that once stood at Ephesus.

Ethnographic Museum

This old stone building houses colorful displays of local arts and crafts and you can learn about pottery, embroidery wood-block printing. You can even see how they make those little blue and white 'evil eye' beads, a craft dating back hundreds of years.


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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Centrally located Izmir hotels
Departure Time:
9am
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 12pm

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Pricing information

Izmir Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Izmir Clock tower, Turkey
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Inclusions:
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking
  • In the event of any museum closures, an alternative similar museum will be visited
  • Not recommended for children aged 4 and under
  • Children 18 years and under must be accompanied by an adult
Itinerary:
Izmir Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Wander through Ancient Agora
Visit the ruins of Alexander the Great's Castle
Explore the Archeological Museum home to many Greek and Roman artifacts and Ethnographic Museum displaying local arts and crafts
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: Kamalesh K, USA, August 2010

Well planned. The museum was closed. This should be prominently put on the tour description.

Reviewed by: HERODOTOS M, Cyprus, July 2010

Very interesting city
From $45.00

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Tour code: 3795IZM01