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Konak Square

Izmir, Turkey
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Ranked #10 of 91 attractions in Izmir
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Parks
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I liked the buzz of this place and the feeling of space. A real taste of Izmir life. When I was there it seemed to be for locals rather than tourists, which personally I prefer. Nothing I didn't like.

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San Francisco, California
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7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I believe this is Izmir's largest square, where one can people watch while relaxing on a bench. The main attraction on this square is an ornate clock tower built by a French architect Raymond Charles Père 1901. There is also a beautiful small mosque on the square.

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Athens, Greece
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50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Konak square is one of most important squares of the city of Izmir, situated close to the sea and Kemeralti market. In the surrounding area you can find a lot of cafes, restaurants and shops. On the square you can admire Saat Kulesi (the really picturesque Clock Tower) and a very nice small mosque. If you are in Izmir, this... More

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Sintra
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215 reviews 215 reviews
65 attraction reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

A very large public place with stores, restaurants and places to seat or enjoy the good weather one can find the Clock Tower and the famous Mosque. Not much else to see, but the atmosphere is lively and this is were a lot of people come to socialise.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Nothing exiting or fun, just a public areas for people to hang out. Lots of kids hanging out and couples cuddling. Other then that it was okay for a breath of fresh air.

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Nairobi
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We'll preserved place with a mix of old buildings with new development and the walk .. If u in Izmir it's a visit u must not miss

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Santa Rosa, California
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30 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Konak Square, with it's distinctive clock tower and mini-mosque, is a central meeting point for Izmir's locals. We did find a bakery across the square to try out some local snacks, and a great place to buy the best Turkish delight i have ever tasted.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

The heart of the city--get a sense of the pace and people of izmir. This is a good meeting spot or people watching post. The spectacle is enhanced by the bird seed vendors and children feeding pigeons. The clock tower is unlike any other, and a lovely little mosque is tucked into the corner. The commuter ferry, metro, taxis, and... More

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Tampere, Finland
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47 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This is a good square as a meeting place. There is always something happening. Kids feeding the pigeon, cats and dogs wandering around, people taking photos, carts where you can buy different things etc. If it sunny, you can just sit back and enjoy the sun and the view of the Konak Tower. The downside is that there are kids... More

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Campinas, SP
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

In Konak Square there is the symbol of the city, the Clock Tower and a small mosque Konak Mosque. It's nice to walk in this part of the city in Izmir.

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