Alsancak, Izmir

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Situated within the historical center of the city, Alsancak lures tourists with its restaurants, cafes, and shops. Known as "Punta" during the Ottoman times, this verdant neighborhood once housed mostly members of the upper-middle class. Today the lively quarter serves as the center of Izmir's tourist activity, featuring a network of streets filled with Ottoman-era houses converted into cozy bars. Visit the neighborhood's main square, a large open area dominated by a clock tower built in 1901 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Sultan Abdul Hamid II's ascension to the throne. To experience the city's romantic atmosphere, stroll along the quarter's waterfront areas. Make Alsancak a part of your Izmir vacation plans using our Izmir online vacation maker.
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  • Street food, walking and sea views during a relaxing weekend in Alsancak and drinking a coffee in one of the many cafes available  more »
  • As a tourist if you are looking for a location to stay, Alsancak should be it. There are major advantages of staying here - 1. It is walking distance to all the major attractions in Izmir...  more »
  • İt was a little cloudy the day we went, so luckily got a taxi. The actual street its on is lovely but the views when you get up there area pretty much what you can see wherever you area. İt is free...  more »

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