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Address: Izmir, Turkey

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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 24, 2014
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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49 reviews 49 reviews
35 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 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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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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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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237 reviews 237 reviews
150 attraction reviews
501 helpful votes 501 helpful votes
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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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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139 reviews 139 reviews
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
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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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Fort Dauphin, Madagascar
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

If we didn't go to Ephesus I would have said its something to consider, but its really not all that. Izmir doesn't have much going on regarding tourist attractions so if you have run out of things to do and want to do go see some ruins, go for it, otherwise I wouldn't put it on your top 3.

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