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izmir Sights

The Agora

  • 920 Sok. Map It
  • İzmir
  • Archaeological Site/Ruins

Updated 11/25/2013

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Near the foot of Kadifekale Hill, just off 920 Sokak (920 Street), this was the Roman city's market. The present site is a large, dusty open space surrounded by ancient columns and brick foundations, with decent signage in English. Alas, a substantial part has been closed off for excavations, though there are still some ruins to satisfy classical history buffs, and an interesting collection of Ottoman gravestones heaped near the entrance. (You can also walk down the hill

to the Agora from Kadifekale, though it's not a very picturesque stroll.) If you want gobsmacking ancient grandeur, head for Ephesus, but if you're in İzmir, the Agora makes for an interesting excursion. Ask for a brochure at the entrance.

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Sight Information

Address:

Off Eṣrefpaṣa Cad., 920 Sok., İzmir, 35000, Turkey

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Sight Details:

  • 5 TL
  • Daily 9–6:30 in summer; daily 8–5 in winter (changeover dates vary)

Updated 11/25/2013

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