You shall be picked up from Izmir airport, Izmir Hotel ,Izmir Marina or Izmir cruise ship port. Your Izmir tour guide will be holding up a sign with your name on it so you can easiy find your arranged tour guide and tranfer service easily. This Izmir tour will take approximately 7 hours and afterwards we 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 which is traditionally the birth place of Homer who was honoured here in Classical times in the Homereium, this city used to be known by the name Smyrna but iow known as Izmir and this very city survived the catastrophes that befell the region. In our Izmir Seight-seeing Tour the first stop will be just above the city at mt. Pagus and is the most enduring of Alexander’s legacies, the Kadifekale Castle this castle was built in the 4th century BCE and 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, there is also the Agora that sits at the foot of the hill and is clearly visible. Then we will drive over to Agora, the word 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 statues belonging to men, women and animals, heads and reliefs. After the Agora we will drive to Tepekule (old Izmir) as this is the place where Izmir was initially settled, located at the northeast parts of ?zmir Bay, the remains of King Tantalus tomb can be seen here. The excavations at Tepekule are inprocess and under the sponsorship of Izmir Chamber of Commerce since 3000 BC onwards, this place has always been inhabited by a variety of conquerors, there are many findings from Troy, Yutan and Hittite civilizations within this area too. We will also take a drive to Izmir Archeological Museum, Archeological Museum of Izmir is arranged to cater for all requirements with displays halls, laboratories, storage rooms and here you can find over 1500 pieces 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.
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Private Professional Licenced English Speaking Tour Guide.
(You can ask for other language options).
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 (Optional).
Lunch & Drinks.
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