Discover our historical potential.
Why not having a day just planned to discover the old fashions which were popular once in Izmir?
Izmir with her historical background welcomes you find out historical shopping trends.
Kemeraltı, Fashion Center Mimar Kemalettin, Basmane, Havra Street, Mezarlıkbaşı
The heart of İzmir, one of the oldest bazaars in Turkey, Kemeraltı is one of the best places to see in the city. Known to exist since the ancient times, there are a lot of historical artifacts throughout the bazaar such as fountains, inns, Turkish baths, mosques and prayer rooms.
Kemeraltı is also famous for its jewelry stores which offer exclusive designs as well as the herb stores at which you can find various spices. So every street you walk down will mesmerize you.
In Kemeraltı, you can also see artifacts from the Ottoman era such as mosques and historical fountains and take a picture of these historical assets.
When it is time for a break, you can stop by the Kızlarağası Inn or Abacıoğlu Inn to have a cup of tea or Turkish coffee. Once you have walked down the long streets and arrived at Mezarlıkbaşı, we recommend you to see the Havra Sokağı district. The Havra streets where the freshest of fruits and vegetables in İzmir are sold takes its name from the synagogues. Some of these synagogues are open for prayer on special occasions.
You can also buy souvenirs to take home with you to make your loved ones happy. Here are some recommendations for you.
There are hundreds of options of souvenirs to buy from dried figs, Turkish delights. Inside the bazaar, you will find shoe stores, jewelers, and toy stores.
izmir City Historical Tour Information
izmir City Historical Tour Pick-up Place: izmir airport, izmir port, hotels in izmir city
izmir City Historical Tour Pick-up Time: 09.00 the tour starts at 9 am, the pick-up time depends on your pick-up place, please indicate your exact pick-up please to have the exact timing.
Tour type: Tour with car
Lunch: Lunch is not included. Depending on your gusto, we can advise you a restaurant.
Tour Period: All year