A Temple which was dedicated to
Athena was found in Bayrakli. There are the ruins of the castle in Kadifekale built by
Lysimachus during the reign of Alexandre the Great. The Agora in the
Namazgah Quarter was built during the reign of Alexandre the Great however the ruins are dating back to Marcus Aurelius who had it rebuilt after an earthquake in
The Sirinyer and Yesildere Aqueducts are the two examples of Roman engineering. There are also the
Saint Polycarp Church which symbolizes the Seven Churches of the Apolcalypse, the
Saat Kulesi in Konak Square,
Asansor quarter, Dario Moreno Sokagi, Havra Sokak in
Kemeralti, Ataturk Monument in Cumhuriyet Meydani, Karsiyaka and Alsancak are worth seeing in
Izmir with many restaurants, bars, cafes and discos.
Some of the mosques which are worth visiting in Izmir are Hisar Mosque which was built in
16th century, Salepcioglu, Sadirvan, Kemeralti which are all located close to Kemeralti Quarter.
The well known park in Izmir is Kulturpark where the International Fair assembles. There are amusement park, zoo, restaurants, theatres, library and beautiful gardens. In
Karsiyaka there is Adnan Saygun Park which contains an amphitheatre
for concerts and performances, Open-Air Museum
Park, Insan haklari (Human Rights) Park, Muammer Akso Park and Turgut Ozal Recretaion Park in Bayrakli.