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Notable football clubs in İzmir are: Altay SK, Altınordu, Göztepe A.Ş., İzmirspor and Karşıyaka SK. Currently there is no team from İzmir playing in the Turkish Super League, but the teams of İzmir were once among the greatest in Turkey. Göztepe A.Ş. played the semi finals of the UEFA Cup in the 1968-1969 season, and […]


İzmir International Fair is the oldest tradeshow in Turkey, considered the cradle of Turkey’s fairs and expositions industry, and is also notable for hosting a series of simultaneous festival activities. The fair and the festival are held in the compound of İzmir’s vast inner city park named Kültürpark in the first days of September, and […]


Museums in Izmir Atatürk Museum  The building is in Izmir, I. Kordon (Atatürk Boulevard) built in between 1875-1880 by a carpet merchant, Takfor, as a resident. It was nationalized after being abandoned by its owner on 9 September 1922. After entering Izmir, the Turkish Army used the building as its headquarters. Agora Museum Etymologically, agora […]


İzmir is one of those cities where you can always find something to do. In terms of movies you can enjoy current movies at the same time as the rest of the World. The most movie theaters of İzmir are modern. Some of the movies are in English with Turkish subtitles. Its better to double […]


Turkish cuisine which has inherited the Ottoman heritage could be described as a fusion and refinement of Turkic, Arabic, Greek, Armenian and Persian cuisines. Ottomans fused various culinary traditions of their realm with influences from Middle Eastern cuisines, along with traditional Turkic elements from Central Asia such as yogurt. The Ottoman Empire indeed created a […]