This is a guided tour of Kordonboyu, Republic Square, Konak Square, The Clock Tower, Kemeralti, Karsiyaka with a private guide and van (14 pax) at a fixed price.
What to Expect
In this Izmir Sightseeing Tour your first stop will Kordonboyu, with its transfromed coastline Izmir’s famous Kardon after short walk from Izmir port. It has been the theme of many poems and lyrics. The Kordon is known to be full of life and culture. Having a very significant an prominent role in Izmir, Kordonboyu is the place to visit with its blue bay, green coast, sunset, and the ships hurridly coming to the bustling port and taking off again to disambark their passangers and welcome a new group. It is also magnifecent place to walk. All along the strip you will find various restaurants, bars, and cafes. The sea breeze in the evenings brings about an enjoyable gentle wind and enchanting sight. Take the time to taste the city together with residents.
Kordon meets the city in the Republic Square. In the middle of the center you will find a marvelous statue of the founder of Turkish Republic, Ataturk. Enjoy a break and take some photos.
Continue to walk on Kordonboyu, As the Kordonboyu wraps the city of Izmir like a necklace, you will reach Konak Square after a short walk. You will find the symbol of Izmir in the center of Konak as well as the Clock Tower and its close friends, the pigeons. From the late Ottoman clock tower, described by Goodwin as ’mauresque bibelot’, to the open air city bus terminal strollers enjoying the Imbat, mingle with passengers waiting for a bus or ferry boat to Karsiyaka. A few meters a way in warren twisting lanes and narrow courts are the shops of Izmir’s Bazaar. You will find a huge range of goods - everything from flowers to antiques is on offer at a bargain price. After the lunch break, you will get the ferry to Karsiyaka which takes about 40 minutes. The Karsiyaka district is one of the finest sites in Izmir with a beautiful bazaar, great malls, and lots of shopping possibilities. Then take a ferry to Alsancak.
- Transportation by AC Deluxe van
- Guiding services
- Parking fees
What's Not Included
- Gratiuties to tour guides and drivers
- Personal expenditures
- Entrance fees