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Address: Iki Cesmelik Mah. 816 Sok. No:16 | Konak Merkez, Konak, Izmir, Turkey
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This is probably the most important historical landmark in Izmir and especially a good idea if you do not wish to make the 1 day trek out to Ephesus and back Get in tick the box... read more

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53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in Izmir and you love ancient history, these are worth a 20 minute look. However, you really want to head to Pergamum and Ephesus for a much better picture of ancient life.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is probably the most important historical landmark in Izmir and especially a good idea if you do not wish to make the 1 day trek out to Ephesus and back Get in tick the box and head over to the nearby Kemerilto market

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Bialystok, Poland
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This town which is serving as a museum now was founded by Alexander the Great after having seen a dream while he was resting next to mount Pagos where the remnants of town are now. He ordered to build a town there and now we have only small part of it but anyway it is a must see. The archs... More 

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Located in Konak ...Follow signs through the Bazaar....The first impression is not much to see although there is a a lot of reconstruction work being undertaken . The main attraction are the extensive arched underground galleries of the water system which are well signed with information boards in Turkish / English .

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Thank Kati8
Istanbul, Turkey
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37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Agora antique ruins are located in Konak, near Kemeralti shopping area, just at the busiest neighborhood of Izmir. One wouldn't normally expect to see the agora of an ancient city next to a huge, ugly car park, but it possible in Izmir! Alexandre the Great's fountain is still running after 2000 years and there are remains of a Muslim cemetery... More 

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Agora is located in the center of the city. This historical place used for meeting in the past. It has storey under grand and it has a Cistern.

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Thank Nasrin N
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

It is beautifull historical place. For me it was most fascinating how the water flows in the basement for more than two thousand years all the time. Some parts are really in good condition. I Will come beck.

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Thank Ales P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

There is really not much to see, just a bunch of column pieces lying on the ground. The information displayed there tells you a bit about the city's past, which is nice. It is written in several languages, including English and French.

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Thank Thomas L
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

the agora is well worth a visit, although it is currently in the middle of a large restoration project. the basement section of the agora is viewable and makes for some great photography. as usual, there is good signage in english and turkish so you get to understand some of what you are looking at. the entrance fee is also... More 

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Izmir, Turkey
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

still work for excavation ,probably much bigger than shown,interesting galleries,i met master restorator Hulusi bey,he's so kind and cute man,can help you for more informations

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