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Address: Izmir, Turkey

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Not friendly reception, great site

We arrived before most people, so we had the place basically for ourselves until the cruise bus came!! We had time to go underground and see the tunnels and water system! Awesome... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Miami, Florida

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We arrived before most people, so we had the place basically for ourselves until the cruise bus came!! We had time to go underground and see the tunnels and water system! Awesome. Small but nice place to visit in Izmir. Ahh by the way, walking distance from the marketplace.

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The place is just phenomenon. One of the best ruins we have ever visited. Worth every minute and it was rewarding. The site is just amazing.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

If you are a history seeker, this is the place to be. At only 5 tl you get to visit the ruins of the old Agora. They are obviously working on improving it, but what there is so far is quite impressive.

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north wales
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were on a hop on hop off bus which stopped at Agora which we had never even heard of!!! We were very pleasantly surprised, it was only 5tl to enter and we had a good wander around the site, it was well worth the visit.

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Durban, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

AKA Izmir Roman Ruins Walked into this place thinking "Oh Ok, wow, some ruins. Goodie Goodie" Then we walked to the edge and saw all the underground excavations and water furrows and awesome pillars and roof supports. A truly unexpected surprise and really worth a visit for the small entrance fee they charge. For us, it was the highlight of... More 

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Izmir Province, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We visited this site on a few occasions and it was closed or we could no find anyone at the booth to pay the entry fee to so we did not enter. Finally we went again recently and there was a person there. I asked did they have the information pamphlet in English and was quite rudely told no. I... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My friend and I visited the Seven Churches of Revelation which was located in Turkey, they call it Asia Minor in the Bible. All of the cities are inhabited by people and we visited the ancient ruins of each city. Izmir (Smyrna), Bergama (Pergamum), Alasehir (Thyaiyra),Efes (Ephesus),Eskihisar (Laodicea read as laodikya),Salihli (Sardis),and Philadelphia. We went to the historical market of... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

In the outskirts of Konak district you will find the Agora. It is definitely worth a visit (ticket 5 lira). An amazing site which still is being excavated. The basement of the structure is very well preserved and with its long galleries with vaults and arches, it gives a good impression of just how huge and impressive the Agora must... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It has been our favorite shopping mall ever since it opened it opened its doors several years ago. Though there are a few more Malls around it, it has a stable clientele due to the fact that it has the right mix of shops to fit the taste of old and young. If in Izmir, do visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Great place to explore walk around smaller than ephes but also great and very cheap, great views and interesting little town, just explore and enjoy the history all around u. Very impressive to see. Beautiful views.

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Address: Address: Izmir, Turkey
Location: Europe  >  Turkey  >  Turkish Aegean Coast  >  Izmir Province  >  Izmir

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