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Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower)

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Address: kuleli sokak, Izmir, Turkey
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Description: This elegant monument which was built in 1901, decorates Konak Square and...
This elegant monument which was built in 1901, decorates Konak Square and has become the symbol of the city of Izmir.
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It is very beautiful and a nice piece of art, especially sunset time the sunshines on grey stones and makes very good view. I ate simit and drink tea while watching this beauty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It is very beautiful and a nice piece of art, especially sunset time the sunshines on grey stones and makes very good view. I ate simit and drink tea while watching this beauty.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Situated in the heart of the city, this is a great place to people watch. It's a little cold in February to linger but during the hot summer months, it's a great place to cool down in the sea breeze. The little mosque beside the clock is stunningly beautiful.

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Oslo, Norway
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The clock tower is the symbol of Izmir, at least when it comes to tourism and souvernirs. You will find it in Konak square, in the heart of the city. The tower may not be the most glorious attraction of the area, but still it is a "must see", and as anyone visiting Izmir is most likely to pass by... More 

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Réthimnon, Rethimni, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Beautiful achitectural creation. Small scale monument next to a tiny mosque and in the middle of a central square of the city of Izmir.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This rather splendid city was spoiled for us by the persistent scam perpetrated by Kurdish shoe-cleaners in the beach area. Every persuasive trick was tried; including 'do it for free'. Relenting, and giving a tip, we were told afterwards that some ten Euros was the price. Taken by surprise, they managed to get £16 from two people. This appears to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

It is a monument, very nice to take photos, during the day and also during the night, when warm colours enlighten it. It is besides a cute small mosque and some (not cute) government buildings.

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

a historic clock tower located at the Konak Square in Konak district of İzmir, Turkey. back to built in 1901, it is Izmir Landmark Visit is if you will go to Izmir

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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Konak watch tower is trademark of İzmir city. Every visitor take photo of it or take photo of himself or herself as memoir

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

One the major landmarks of Izmir which we visited on our way to the airport after a week in Selcuk/Kusadasi. A nice place, also nice to visit the tiny but beautiful Mosque right next to the clocktower.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

To be honest if you visit Izmir, there is no way that you will leave town without seeing it either if you are with a tour or if you are solo. There is not much to see actually. Shortly, it is built by Raymond Charles Pére in 1901 as a present from German emperor Wilhelm 2. It is said that... More 

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