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Its magnificient city.. One great center for christianity.. Should be seen and understood... read more

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Miniature of Istanbul. Four great empires; Roman/Byzantines; Anatolian Seljuk and Ottoman During... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Its magnificient city.. One great center for christianity.. Should be seen and understood correctly.. Very ancient city, starship of its time, and one of cognitive centers of Chnristianity, may be more important see and live the city then Vatican itself.. Iznik, Saint John Church, Ephesus,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice gates not too much to see read up before you go. The sites are spread around the city which is small .

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank travelingfar1966
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Miniature of Istanbul. Four great empires; Roman/Byzantines; Anatolian Seljuk and Ottoman During Byzantines became capital when Istanbul conquered by Latins for 57 years and Anatolian capital before Crusades for a while and At the beginning maybe not officially proununced capital but Ottoman time was a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank fbabacan
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited İznik for a weekend break from Istanbul. We crossed the water by ferry from Eskihisar and then drove over the hill road through the farms to experience the countryside. One full day (two nights) would be a perfect duration for a visit. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank nomadicsunbird
Reviewed July 5, 2018

You can follow the wall more or less round the whole Roman town, finding fragments of earlier stones with Greek inscriptions built into its fabric. Bits have now been "restored" in a not entirely successful way - but the untouched parts were the magic for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

We get there thinking in something more arranged, unfortunately some of the gates are closed in fences, and the museum it's under restoration. The lake walkaway it's under a deep renewal and cannot be walked into. Better to wait when these things will be settled.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank vinnix
Reviewed July 22, 2017

From the historic city remains mainly the wall and its gates, as for instance Lefke gate. Each gate is impressive, sometimes even still used - you can drive with your car through some of the gates... - and it gives certainly some impression of how...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank maartenw2016
Reviewed April 9, 2017

A small town still surrounded by the original city wall. Unfortunately, the museum is under renovation until 2018. We visited on our own and found it easy to located the historic sites of interest using the local city plan (map). After parking close to the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Bruce H
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Ancient town of Nicaea or now known as Iznik is still surrounded by what is left of an ancient city wall built after a visit by Emperor Hadrian in 123AD.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Aliza J
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