Streets Izmir buried in palm groves and flowers. Highways are in excellent condition and almost empty, unlike the clogged streets of Istanbul. On every street sign marked only two directions - in Ankara and Istanbul - both cities are from Izmir in six hours away. This place can be called an undiscovered gem of Turkey. Among the guests who come to this country, the most popular other cities. However, Izmir has a great potential for tourism development. Holidays are interesting for everyone: for young people, and for people aged, and children.
This comfortable city in an interesting way mixed ancient buildings, modern buildings and historical monuments that testify to its rich cultural heritage. In the city and its surroundings tourists can see the ruins of numerous architectural monuments of Roman, Hellenistic and Byzantine periods. Many tourists like to rest in a park where there parachute tower, a small lake, two theaters, restaurants, tea gardens. In this park you can swim in the indoor pool, jog or play on the tennis court.
One of the busiest places in Izmir considered Kemeraltı market, which was built in the 16th century. "Heart" of the city beats at Konak Square, where there are dozens of boat moorings, bus stops, cultural centers, office buildings, mosques. In addition, the square stands the 25-meter clock tower in the Moorish style, which is considered a symbol of the city. It was built by Sultan Abdulahmidom a gift Izmir. Attached to this area of trade blocks are always very crowded. Street vendors offer original antique handmade and unusual jewelry. Not far from the square is the archaeological museum where the statues of Poseidon and Demeter.
Best time to travel to Izmir depends primarily on what leisure travelers liking. Lovers of leisurely walks with staring at the sights is to go to the city during the period from March to November. Wanting to soak up the beach waiting for Izmir from June to September.