İzmir

İzmir is considered as one of the most beautiful and exciting cities in Turkey!

 

Some investigations have been made up to show how İzmir's history was consisted. According to the knowledge acquired from scientific studies the word "İzmir" came from Smyrna in the ancient Ionian. İzmir is the third biggest city in Turkey and it is developed  from many ways such as its business.

İzmir is a very modern city and it is also famous with its malls. In the west of İzmir, there is a beautiful sea and a lot of beaches. Cesme is a famous district in İzmir and every year it is full of tourists. There is a district which has a lot of  historical events called Efes. The weather in İzmir is always hot and dry in summer and warm and rainy in winter.

In İzmir agriculture is developed well and the economy relies on agriculture such as texile, confection, nutrition, beverage, beer, tobacco and feed. Besides these, iron and steel industry, petrol, automotive industry, cement, footwear, compost, dead stock and seramic are sold at home and abroad. İzmir is also known as harbour town. It is very easy to to reach İzmir and it makes it the best in transportation. All of these things make İzmir th best in business and touristic way.

İzmir is not only a beautiful city but also has tsome of the best universities in Turkey among whihc are Ege University and Dokuz Eylul University. Ege University is situated in the metropolitan district of Bornova. The other universites are Ionian Universisty, İzmir University of Economics, Yasar University, Katip Celbi University, Sifa University, İzmir Institute of Technology and University of Gediz.

There are several ways to get Izmir. There are airport, bus terminal and rail teminals which provide connection with other cities and countries. Buses, urban ferries, metro, light metro provide conneciton within the city. The Adnan Menderes International Airport is well served with connections to Turkish and international destinations. Its new international terminal was opened in September 2006. İzmir has two historical rail terminals in the city center which are callled Alsancak Terminal and Basmane Terminal.

 

Here you may find some beautiful shots of Izmir and areas around.

 

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