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.
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.
Bayrakli is known first settlement of Izmir (3000 BC) at which time it shared with Troy the most advanced culture in Western Anatolia. Overlay shows excavation area at Bayrakli. Image overlay in color. Izmir-Turkey.
This overlay shows at left side Yesildere Road, Meles Stream and Railway. Triangular shaped are is Jewish Semetery. There is a large building at left top, near to bridge is wholesale Tekel products market place. Image overlay in color. Izmir, Turkey.
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...