Agora, ancient market place, originally dated from the Greek period but was rebuilt after an earthquake in the second century A.D. during the reign of Marcus Aurelius. The marble figures are now in the new Archeological Museum. The Kadifekale citadel offers a view of the whole agora, enabling visitors to appreciate the full extent of the site. Izmir, Turkey. Image Overlay in color.
Ancient city dated back to 3000 B.C. and one of the best preserved mediterianan city Ephesus, Selcuk IZMIR TURKEY on July 3rd 2005. Projection is not perfect but best I could do for now. Greetings to friends who made this flight possible. They are MY,YY,SB and Pilot C. Thanks for looking.
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This old map is quite different than actual Izmir maps. Specially Meles Brook and harbour areas are different. This overlay shows pre-reconstruction of the city before the big fire incident in September 1922. Map's legends shows locations of consulates before the destruction. One part of the city destroyed by the fire is now Izmir Fair (Culture Park or Izmir International Fair). Image overlay i...
In 10 years of fighting Agamemnon, (the king of Mycenae, came to Troy for battle to get Helen) sent his wounded warriors to this famous thermal springs for sword wounds, cures, rest and relaxation in 1400 B.C. Overlay shows Agamemnon's spring area which is now Balcova Thermal Spa Center. Image overlay in color. Izmir, Turkey.
The Atatürk Monument situated in the center of Cumhuriyet Meydanı, or Republic Square, is an impressive statue of Atatürk mounted on a horse. This monument erected in 1933. Overlay also shows highest building of Izmir, Hilton. Image overlay in color. Izmir-Turkey.