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Konak Square and Clock Tower
Konak Square and Clock Tower

Konak Square and Clock Tower

9.118 reviews
Sights and Museums, Outdoors, Landmark, Plaza
Ranked #1 in Izmir things to do
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Izmir, Turkey
http://www.visitizmir.org/en/how-come/borsa-sarayi/saat-kulesi-konak-meydani
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The Konak Square is a spacious traffic-free public plaza and was named after the Turkish Ottoman government mansion known as the 'Hukumet Konagi'. Particularly surprising at the Konak is the ... Read more
landscaped cactus garden, while the historical clock tower presides over the plaza and originates from the turn of the 20th century, when it was donated to Izmir by Sultan Abdul Hamit II. The clock tower is an unusual landmark, being rather ornate and oriental in style, with no less than four fountains surrounding the base. A number of mature palm trees provide a Mediterranean flavour around the square, while the Konak Camii (Mosque)lies next door and dates back more than 250 years.

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Very good place for history and view. You can sit there and watch the sea. In summer time you might see some kids are swimming in the ornamental pool :)

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It is izmir 's center you can go anywhere from there and there is so many brand store and cheap but nice market, black market etc

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I love this place! Truly the heart of the city. Lucky to be there at sunset. It's beautiful and lively.

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it is a very symbolic spot in Izmir and I really enjoyed being there. Izmir is one of the most beautiful cities in Turkey

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I love this place

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A must for anyone in İzmir

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İzmir Guzel İzmir..

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