Izmir (Ancient Smyrna) has over 3,000 years of recorded history as a city and historians believe it has been inhabited for over 8,000 years! The modern province of Izmir incorporates many ancient cities, including many of the 7 churches as found in the book of Revelation, such as Ephesus. It is also home to famous and beautiful beach towns such as Kusadasi and Cesme.
Famous Local Sites: Ancient Ephesus, Ancient Pergamum, Ancient Smyrna, Altinkum Beach Cesme, Konak Square & Clock Tower,
Must Try Local Eats: Manti (Turkish Ravioli), Pottery Kebab, Local Wine