Ephesus Archaeological Site – Izmir

Ephesus Archaeological Site is 76 km (47 mile) far to  Izmir centurum. In the Hittite era, the name of the city was Apasas. In about 1050 BC, migrants from Greece began to live in this port, which moved to the vicinity of the Temple of Artemis in 560 BC. The city of Ephesus, of which…

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Ege University Botanical Garden – Izmir

Ege University Botanical Garden   is 14 km (8 mile) far to  Izmir centurum. These gardens located in the Aegean University Campus, were founded in the mid 60’s and along with their obvious value for research purposes they aim to give it’s visitors an insight into plant cultivation. The gardens cover almost 50,000 square meters…

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Cesme Museum – Izmir

Cesme Museum  is 88 km (54 mile) far to  Izmir centurum. Cesme Museum is located in the 14th Century Genoese fortress on the Cesme waterfront was opened in 1965. Originally the museum exhibited weapons and guns but due to the high humidity these were relocated. Today sculptures, silver and bronze coins, and amphora are being…

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Bergama Museum – Izmir

Bergama Museum  is 102 km (63 mile) far to  Izmir centurum. Bergama Museum first opened in 1924 but moved to its present site in 1936. The museum exhibits many statues and artifacts from the Bergama Acropolis and Aesclepion. Bronze and ivory objects and marble statuettes from the Roman period and coins from the Byzantine and…

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Bergama Acropolis Archaeological Site – Izmir

Bergama Acropolis Archaeological Site  is 102 km (63 mile) far to  Izmir centurum.  Besides the ancient settlement of Pergamon (Acropolis) in Kale Tepe (Castle Hill), there are many smaller and bigger mounds in the Plain of Bakırçay. According to surface studies in those mounds, the history of settlements in Bergama dates back to the Early…

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Agora Open Air Museum – Izmir

Agora Open Air Museum  is 1 km (0.6 mile) far to  Izmir centurum. Here you will find the ruins of the Public Square and shopping district of dating back to Roman times in the Namazgah district, at the foot of Mt. Pagos (Kadifekale). Originally the site was uncovered in the mid 30’and further digging started…

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Turkish-Islamic Works Museum – Edirne

Turkish-Islamic Works Museum is 1 km (0.6 mile) far to Edirne centurum. The museum was opened in the Koranic College Medrese of Selimiye Mosque in 1925. It was reorganised in 1971. In the entrance gallery of the museum are stone inscriptions from the Ottoman period taken from buildings that are no longer standing, such as…

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LAUSANNE Memorial and Museum – Edirne

LAUSANNE Memorial and Museum is 93 km (57 mile) far to Edirne centurum. Lozan Aniti (Lausanne Memorial), built after the Lausanne Treaty that marks the end of the Turish war of independence and the beginning of the Republic of Turkey in 1923. It stands at a 2 minutes walking distance from the Greek border in…

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Edirne Health Museum – Edirne

Edirne Health Museum is 7 km (4 mile) far to Edirne centurum. Beyazid II Külliye Health Museum is in Edirne, Turkey. A külliye is an Ottoman architectural concept that designates a complex of buildings centered around a mosque and Bayezid II Külliye was built in 1488 by the Ottoman sultan Bayezid II (reigned 1481–1512). The…

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Balkan War Museum – Edirne

Balkan War Museum is 1 km (0.6 mile) far to Edirne centurum. Opened in 2000, this is a monument dedicated to Rüştü Pasha, the commander of the defending forces of the city during the Balkan Wars. Despite its small size, the museum has 4 galleries, a wide selection documentary (118 maps-pictures-documentaries), 28 lay figures and…

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