Monday, May 26, 2014

İzmir (Izmir) Social Life

Social Life

İzmir is full of museums, cultural centers and its socio-cultural calendar is packed with events, exhibitions, festivals year ‘round.Museums in İzmir appeal to every interest and taste from İzmir Archeology Museum, Ethnography Museum, İzmir Museum of History and Arts, İzmir Museum of Painting and Sculpture to specialty museums like İzmir Mask Museum, Game and Toy Museum, Railroad Museum and İnciraltı Naval Museum. In addition to the museums, a dozen old and renovated mansions now being used as bright and equipped cultural centers host countless exhibitions, concerts and screenings and are busy 365 days a year.

İzmir (Izmır) Tourism


”An 8.500 year old past with heroes, poets, philosophers and artists… İzmir is blending the fast changing history of Anatolia with the colourful history of the Agean. It is told that the city was named after an Amazon Queen, Smyrna.
İzmir is also known as the hometown of Homer, the Master of Poets.”
The ancient classical city, Ephesus, one of the best preserved in the eastern Mediterranean is in Selcuk / İzmir.

İzmir (Izmir) Transportation


Izmir enjoys the advantage of being a significant export orientated city. It utilizes the benefits of its geographical position close to the markets of the European Union and those of the Near and Middle East as well as having Turkey’s 2nd largest seaport, Izmir Alsancak Port

Monday, February 3, 2014

izmir (Izmir) Beaches

The locations of izmir beaches :


Unemployment rate in Turkey in 2012 at 9,2%

06 March 2013 - Turkey's statistics authority says the country's jobless rate in 2012 was 9,2 %, 6 points lower from a year earlier.
Turkey created 711.000 new jobs last year as unemployment rate dropped by 0,6 points from a year earlier to 9.2 %, the country's statistics authority, said Wednesday.
The number of the unemployed dropped to 2.518 thousand, TurkStat said.
Urban (excluding agriculture) unemployment was down 0,8 points to 11,5 % and rural unemployment (agricultural) dropped to 5,5 % from 5,8 % in 2011.
Youth unemployment for ages 15 to 24 was down 0,9 points to 17,5 %.
Employment rate was up 0,4 points to 45,4 % and rate of participation in the labor force was up 0,1 points to 50 %.

About Turkey

Turkey: the cradle of cultures and civilizations connecting Europe and Asia and capital of civilizations that have reined the lands of Anatolia for centuries
Since the beginning of history, Anatolia, well known as one the earliest settlements, has continued to flourish with the migration of various tribes, and accumulated a large cultural heritage through a line of succeeding empires and civilizations. Many empires ranging from the Sumerians to the Hittites, the Lydians to the Byzantines and the Seljuks to the Ottomans have once thrived and expired within the borders of Turkey.
Ankara is the capital of Turkey, which established a democratic regime with the foundation of the Turkish Republic in 1923. The Bosporus and the Dardanelles, connecting the seas of this magnificent landscape surrounded by the Black Sea, the Mediterranean, Aegean and Marmara seas, function as bridges connecting the lands of the region almost like silk threads.
Greece and Bulgaria to the west, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan to the east and Iran, Iraq, and Syria to the south are the border neighbors of Turkey. The member of various international organizations such as the United Nations, the Council of Europe, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization and the Organization of the Islamic Conference our country continuous to evolve and grow at rapid speed.
Proud to possess numerous riches in every corner and territory of the country from east to west and north to south, Turkey is blessed also with a wide range of climatic diversity. One may encounter different climate zones in different areas of Turkey which is comprised of seven geographical regions and experience various climates in one day!   
Özellikle doğa sporları dâhil tüm spor dallarının keyifle ve oldukça etkileyici manzaralar eşliğinde yapılabilmesi, burada geçirdiğiniz zamanlar boyunca sizleri adrenalinin doruklarına çıkaracak.
Turkey is much the same as an open air museum thanks to its magnificent heritage comprised of historical and cultural monuments and sites built everywhere in Anatolia since the ancient times. With the establishment Çatalhöyük, the first proto-city settlement of the Neolithic Age, history began to leave its marks discernible today even in the tiniest structures.
Located at the mid-point of the European, Asian and African continents, Turkey has a varied geography rich in mountains, plains, caves, seas and many other natural formations and beauties. All types of sports activities and more specifically outdoor sports can be done amidst a breathtaking nature providing both for adrenaline and entertainment.
The hub of all religions that have been lost in time or still exist, Anatolia is particularly rich in monuments and heritages bearing traces of diverse religious cultures. According to Christianity, for instance, pilgrims travelling the route of the seven holy churches including Ephesus, Izmir, Bergama, Salihli, Alasehir, Denizli and Akhisar are considered to have fulfilled their duty of pilgrimage.
Furthermore, many branches of art that originated in the Anatolian lands and were introduced to the world are still kept alive and continue to be developed in the present day.
One of the most precious and diverse treasures of Turkey is, of course, the Turkish cuisine. The variety offered by this magnificent heritage of flavors which evolved over the centuries with the blending of the culinary cultures of many communities and civilizations is limitless.  Thousands of unique delicacies and specialties ranging from meat dishes to cold dishes with olive oil, from sorbets to spices are waiting to be served to guests from all over the world.
Entertaining and lively folk dances and songs, which originated from the combination of the local culture with music and dance, provide for unique local entertainment in every province you visit.
Thanks to its geographical position located at the meeting point of three continents, Turkey is able to offer fast and convenient transportation with more than 200 direct flights to various destinations in the world and connecting flights to all other destinations around the globe.

It is also possible to explore different corners of Turkey by entering the country via highway through neighboring countries located in Asia and Europe.
Worldwide famous cruise ships visit the major ports of Turkey on their route. Passengers of these cruise ships have 

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Turkey Local Travel Agensy

Local travel agents can sell you bus tickets, air tickets both for international and domestic travel, gulet "blue Voyages" as well as local tours.


Address: Adirga Liman Caddesi No:91/2 
              34400 Kadirga, Istanbul 
Phone:     90-212-516-2213
Fax:         90-212-516-2212 
Planning to travel between Greece and Turkey? Metropol can arrange your ferry, hotel reservations and tours of all the Greek islands. You can design a tailor-made tour to fit your time and budget. Metropol has a wide range of tour programs inside Turkey from the Black Sea program to the Aegean coast to Cappadocia and Pamukkale. While in Istanbul let them guide you through this historic city: St. Sophia, Blue Mosque, Topkapi Palace and more. Rent-a-car or hire your own chauffeur. Programs in Francais and Deutsch.