What kind of a city is Izmir?

What kind of a city is Izmir?

What kind of a city is Izmir? Izmir is not like Istanbul. Don’t be surprised if people you don’t know say good morning, good evening and smile at you while you are walking on the road, Izmir is a city of tolerance and it is safer than Istanbul. A woman can easily walk on the road at night, because Izmir girls are very brave and comfortable.

Izmir is a special place to live with its nature, cuisine, people and culture. Living in Izmir, which stands out among all big cities with its beauties, is not a difficult dream to achieve. After reading this article, there is only one thing you need to think about; to live or to live in Izmir?

Traffic stress is the biggest problem of city dwellers. To improve your quality of life, you need to be as far away from this problem as possible. In Izmir, you both get rid of this problem and catch peace as you can get sea air whenever you want.

Sephardic cuisine filtered through history and enriched with the food culture of the countries settled in exile… Although the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Sephardic cuisine is boyoz, there are many other flavors of this cuisine living in Izmir. Leek meatballs, stuffed leaves with minced meat cooked with dried beans, stuffed tomatoes in the oven, feast pilaf roasted with almonds and cooked with rice are just a few of these flavors. The Aegean herbs are countless. These herbs have the power to settle even vacationers in Izmir. Some are boiled, some are salads, but all of them leave a wonderful taste on your palate. Cibez herb, tangle, radish herb, köremen, ivy, stifno, cauterization, radicchio, borage, rock sorrel, foxglove, vinegar… As we said, the list is endless.

In addition to Izmir’s natural beauties, its historical texture is also attractive… Kemeraltı Bazaar, Izmir’s gateway to history with a history of 8500 years, museums that offer the opportunity to get to know different civilizations, Efe, one of the most important centers of antiquity, Izmir Agora where you can see the oldest examples of graffiti, Şirince, which preserves its original historical architecture, and more… You can make historical discoveries all over this city.

About Izmir

Izmir is the third largest city in Turkey. It is a coastal city in the Aegean Region and is located on the Gulf of Izmir. Izmir is a modern city that embraces different cultures and is alive due to its world-famous fairground and port feature. Izmir is the twenty-third largest province in the country by area, with the Aegean Sea and its islands to the west.

This large metropolis is the second largest and most populous city on the Aegean Sea after Athens. Izmir, a popular city with a quiet life, lies along the outer waters of the Gulf of Izmir and extends northward through the Gediz River Delta. It has slightly more rugged terrain to the east and south on an alluvial plain created by several small streams, but thanks to the characteristics of its climate and waters, it has fertile land. At the same time, it is one of the cities with rich employment opportunities, as it has food, industrial and refinery factories that contribute to commercial activities.Izmir, which is famous for its harbor, which is frequented by yachts today, palm trees and palm trees on its wide avenues, as well as its districts where you can have a great time, is a valuable city that has hosted a great history, civilization and culture, having hosted major civilizations such as Ionian and Roman in the past.

There are some legends about the origin of the city’s name. However, the most valid one is the following: It is said that These, the leader of the Erectids who lived in the vicinity of present-day Izmir, married the Amazon woman Smyrna and named the region after his wife, and that the first form of the name Izmir came from here. There is also the view that the city was named after a queen in Ephesus, based on recent excavations and clay tablets found.

Izmir’s most beautiful districts and neighborhoods

Izmir, Turkey`s pearl in the west, stands out as a paradise to live in with its beautiful districts and neighborhoods. The most beautiful districts of Izmir invite those who want to live with their different locations and features.

Karşıyaka

Karşıyaka

Karsiyaka, one of the largest settlements in Izmir, is one of the most beautiful regions of the province with its vibrant life, ease of transportation and unique cultural atmosphere. The neighborhood, which feels like a separate province from Izmir, even has its own symbolic license plate called 35.5. Karsiyaka can be seen as one of the most pleasant places in Izmir with its large bazaar, proximity to the beach, easy transportation facilities and its people. It is shown in an ideal location for those who like to live in crowded places. Karşıyaka Bazaar challenges the shopping malls with its splendor and attracts everyone with its mutual shops, street delicacies such as döner, mussels, pickles, bagels and kokoreç. If you are bored and stressed, take a tour of the bazaar and have a chat with the shopkeepers and you will see that the stress will fly away.

Güzelbahçe

Güzelbahçe

Its oldest name was Kilizman, then Kızılbahçe and finally Güzelbahçe. With its wide roads, calm traffic, clean air and long coastal road, Güzelbahçe is one of the most beautiful districts in Izmir. You can live a peaceful and pleasant life in this neighborhood where you can see the traces of the past and the aesthetics of modern architecture together. Güzelbahçe, where you will not have any problems in transportation with its 30-minute distance to the city center, stands out as a livable location with its clean air.

Güzelyalı

Güzelyalı

Güzelyalı is one of the most beautiful districts in Izmir with its renewed and changing face, fresh air and beach. Güzelyalı is famous for its mansions and the jasmine flowers in the gardens of the mansions in the past, and a tour in Güzelyalı will take you back in time. You can live a pleasant life in this district where you will not have transportation problems by metro and bus, where you can live in a decent neighborhood and with a sea view, where you can live among respectful and friendly people.

Bostanlı

Bostanlı

Bostanlı is one of the most beautiful districts of Izmir with its different and high quality venues, quiet and peaceful streets, beautiful view and sea. Bostanlı, which is a calm and peaceful place, is among the livable districts of the city with its advantages in terms of transportation and the tramway that is now being built. The beautiful view and people who are very respectful to each other are some of the pluses of the neighborhood.

Karataş

Karataş

Karataş, where people of different nationalities can live amicably, known for its historical elevator and very close to Konak Square, is one of the districts of Izmir, which is woven with art and history. With its calm and peaceful living conditions, colorful nightlife and green areas, it has unique features for those who want to live in Izmir. It is also a place that harbors the mystical atmosphere of shopping with its arcades.

Alsancak

Alsancak

Alsancak, which is one of the most crowded and colorful streets in Izmir, known for its places such as Kıbrıs Şehitleri Street, Bar Street and Kordon, is among the districts preferred by those who love to have fun. In the neighborhood of Konak district, you can find both historical buildings such as the Anglican Church and John’s Cathedral and modern entertainment life together. Alsancak is the place to live if you are fond of entertainment and love nightlife.

Bornova

Bornova

Bornova is one of the fastest and most fun places to live in the city because of the Ege University campus. If you have an active lifestyle and prefer to be with young people, you can choose to live in this area where nightlife is also alive with more than 100 bars, restaurants and entertainment venues.

Çeşme

Çeşme

The words Çeşme and vacation are now synonymous in Turkey. Çeşme is one of the most beautiful pearls of Çeşme and Izmir, a district so integrated with vacation. It has become one of the most popular holiday resorts of recent years with its climate, the flavors it offers, the warm-blooded locals and comfortable hotels. It is frequented not only by visitors from Turkey but also from all over the world and offers a good holiday opportunity to its guests with its nightlife.


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