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 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...
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.
Alexander the Great III conquered Smyrna (Izmir) BC 333 and and refounded it atop Mt. Pagus, now called "Kadifekale." This image overlay in color shows ruins of the castle top of Mt. Pagus and surroundings.
Gaziemir. Main roundabout, and main street, Tansas, Gaziemir Municipality and Central Post Office can be seen. Image doesn't shows famous Emlak Bankasi and Sosyal Konutlar area. 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.