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The Central and Southern Aegean Coast Sights

Arkeoloji Müzesi (Archaeology Museum)

  • Bahribaba Parkı Map It
  • İzmir

Updated 11/25/2013

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Look over the railing in the lobby, down at a spectacular classical mosaic of lions, peacocks, and other brightly colored creatures, then wander down haunting (but pitiably lit) halls of statuary, which include a front-row Hellenistic theater seat carved with griffins, a Hellenistc bronze of a running athlete, and evocative Roman faces. Upstairs you'll find unusual painted ceramic sarcophagi (including the heart-breaking skeleton of a Byzantine newborn), and a modest collection

of jewelry and coins—and there's a neat view of the city. An English-language audioguide is included in the price of admission, and is highly recommended.

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Cumhuriyet Bul., Bahribaba Parkı, İzmir, 35000, Turkey

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Sight Details:

  • 8 TL
  • Tues.–Sun. 8:30–5:30

Updated 11/25/2013


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