Izmir: The Dream City Of Aegean

Izmir is the third biggest city of Turkey, located along the Aegean shore serenaded by region’s mild weather and amazing views. The city is İzmir, with its ancient name Smyrna, was known to take its name from the Queen of Amazons which is a pretty cool fact.

Izmir is a great holiday location with its great Aegean Sea, perfect sandy beaches and climate. There are a lot of high quality hotels to spend an unforgettable trip.

But is it all Izmir have? Of course not.

Did you know that one of the biggest open-air museums of the world is located in Izmir? Selcuk is an ancient city within the boundaries of Izmir province and it is hosting some of the greatest landmarks of the ancient world.The Temple pf Artemis, that is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, is waiting you in Selcuk.

You can also stop by at Ephesus to discover its famous Grand Amphithatre, Temple of Hadrian and the magical wall of the Library of Celsus.

While you are there, it would be a shame not to admire the amazing view when the sun setting like fireball behind the mountains and washing the ancient ruins with its mesmerizing lights.

Top attractions in Izmir


Anatolia has no shortage of the important historical cities. Ephesus is obviously one of them, as it is one of the biggest open-air museums from antiquity that has survived until this date.

House of the Virgin Mary

If we were asked to tell the most important names in Christian world, one of the first names comes to mind would be Saint Mary. I mean, she is the mother of Jesus, right? She has a free pass for life.

Temple of Artemis

Caution! You are about the see one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The Temple of Artemis, located in the Asia Minor in Ephesus, was built as the largest temple of ancient world.

Pergamon (Pergamum)

Isn't it impossible to think of a world without hospitals? These days, it is surely impossible. We can thank Pergamon for this obviously, as it is the ancient city where the first healing center Asclepeion was founded. Pergamon, standing in the Aegean region of Turkey, was the capital of Kingdom of Pergamon and the heart of Roman Empire.

Sirince Village

According to the Mayan calendar, the world was supposed to come to an end on 2012 and there was only one place that would not be affected by the doomsday: Sirince Village.


A great holiday for most of us has some certain elements like great sea, perfect weather, amazing beaches and mesmerizing nature. This is basically the starter formula of a good holiday. But, what is the place for your dream holiday?


Turkey has a lot to offer when it comes to amazing natural wonders. Every corner is a miracle a magic work of mother nature.Pamukkale is obviously one of the first places comes to mind when talking about Turkey's natural beauties.

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