Alsancak

Alsancak, Izmir: Address, Phone Number, Alsancak Reviews: 4.5/5

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Jay
Oxford, UK10 contributions
Couples
A vibrant place with good access to everywhere. Lots of very old buildings and also modern hotels. So if you choose to stay there check what type of building it is. Road are very different in one location from old old to nice push one in a space of ten minutes walk. It is very lively with sea walking routes and restaurants to little alley way eateries.
Written September 14, 2020
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peanutp21
Fethiye, Turkey53 contributions
The waterfront is amazing. On the way to Alsancak, make sure to see Konak Pier and the old clocktower. There are so many restaurants, bars, and cafes to choose from in Alsancak. You can walk around for hours around Sair Esref or Kultur neighbourhoods, looking at old books or shopping for anything.
Written September 5, 2020
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majeo
Miami, FL2,841 contributions
Family
First we drove that Avenue along the beach which also looking over the bay, BTW that's the other attraction in Izmir, meaning you can hit 2 birds with one stone.
Then we parked and walked to check out restaurant s and cafe s ,
It's nice area with good looking people drinking eating laying at the grass.
Must do in Izmir.
C U AROUND
Written July 10, 2021
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mle1027
San Luis Obispo1 contribution
Alsancak is a great little part of Izmir. There is a cute little strip of tavula (backgammon), tea, döner, Efes beer and christmas lights. If you go down towards the water it gets much more expensive, so I would suggest getting a little picnic or something and sitting down on the little brick wall near the water or just sitting around with some of the locals, drink tea and play backgammon.

The entire coast of Turkey is great- but they are all very similar. Alsancak is known for being a little more of a rich area of Izmir however, and has a little more of "the scene" going on. During the day time though, I would suggest just walking around or jumping on the ferry and just going for a spin around the bay area. Talk to local people, they will be curious to know you, especially if you are American or white (or have colored eyes and blonde or red hair). I would say that has been my favorite part of Turkey - the people.
Written July 30, 2007
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Adventurers049
Brisbane, Australia2,854 contributions
Couples
Catch a ferry from Alsancak via Pasaport and then to Bostanli and back to Alsancak. If you catch the outward ferry about 30 mins before sunset, it is a grat cruise. Then catch the ferry back to Alsancak after sunset and see the city lit up. You can get a ticket from the ferry office for 5TL each that will get you the whole way. A cheap and enjoyable sunset cruise.
Written April 28, 2012
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Bassam76
Dubai, United Arab Emirates18 contributions
Business
You will find many bars and clubs in the streets .. you can enjoy the Moselle with lemon and kebap. if you want to enter club you must be couple :(
Written July 9, 2013
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COYDRCOY
Izmir, Turkey110 contributions
Couples
A century ago, İzmir was declared as" the eastern city of europe and western city of asia" Alsancak was once the living area of europeans during 17th-18th-19th centuries and commerce port for Anatolia.The cruise port is within the district,just take a street from Kordon seaside,hundreds of beer-wine houses and restaurants and special music bars for live jazz-rock-blues,At Sardunya or Sardunya's or Hayalbaz you can find pure jazz and even Experimental Thursday evenings.Live music starts as early as sunset till midnight.Pastas for a few euros,main meat dish under 10,beer and wine are cheap-even from the international selection menu,Have a nice night......
Written April 6, 2012
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Amber G
Connecticut9 contributions
Couples
I have found the town very dirty, and very crowded it was very hard to walk in Kibris Sehitleri street, you can find many restaurants and shops around but it was not a really good experience for me.
Written February 22, 2015
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indianbungee
Izmir, Turkey190 contributions
Friends
It is heart of the city. Located at the sea side and has grass coastline where all people (specially young people) are. If you are in this city this mandatory for you to have some drinks and sit on the grass and enjoy time..
Written September 1, 2015
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Levent_Arslan
Izmir, Turkey115 contributions
Family
Alsancak is a large district with different areas for different purposes. For a nice walk by the sea and to enjoy high class fish restaurants, visit "Kordon Boyu". For affordable food options, ordinary shops and pubs/bars/cafes visit the "Kibris Sehitleri Caddesi" and small streets crossing this. For middle class food and drink and more luxurious shops, explore the "Gul Sokak" part (area between Plevne Bulvari and 1382 Sokak).
Written June 12, 2015
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