You shall be picked up from Izmir airport, Izmir Hotel ,Izmir Marina or Izmir cruise ship port. Your Izmir tour guide will hold up a sign with your name on it so you can easily find your allocated tour guide and transfer service. This Izmir tour will take approximately 4 hours and after we will drive you back to your Izmir hotel ,Izmir Marina ,Izmir airport or Izmir harbor in Turkey.
In the Half Day Izmir Tour we will first drive to Izmir city center which was traditionally the birth place of Homer who was honoured here in Classical times in the Homereium, the city of Izmir was originally called Smyrna but in todays times is now known as Izmir and this very city survived the catastrophes that befell the region. In the Izmir Sight-seeing Tour we will make a stop just above the city at mt.Pagus and is the most enduring of Alexander’s legacies known as Kadifekale Castle, this castle was built in the 4th century BCE and from Kadifekale there is excellent views across the harbour to Karsiyaka, to the west you can see the shape of arena where St. Polycarp was martyred, and also you will be able to see the The Agora that sits at the foot of the hill and is clearly visible. Then we will drive over to the Agora, the word Agora means the city alley, marketplace, and shopping place this specific one occupies an area of 120m by 80m. The Agora was excavated by German and Turkish archaelogists between 1932 and 1941 with the most important result of these works been the discovery of the northern gate of Agora, the relief unearthed here belongs to Goddes Vesta and 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 you have seen the Agora we will then take a drive to the Izmir Archeological Museum, this Archeological Museum of Izmir is arranged to cater for all requirements with displays halls, laboratories, storage rooms with 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 Izmir Museum, 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: Ephesus & 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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