Izmir is a busy commercial and industrial center and also a gateway to the Aegean Region. The shore of the region are once of the most beautiful in the country. The coastline is washed by clear water of the Aegean Sea and there are lots of splendid beaches surrounded by olive groves, rocky crags and pine woods.
The region has got a very comfortable harbor, popular holiday villages, and lots of the remains of ancient civilizations; therefore it is ideal for various kinds of meetings, incentives and conferences. Izmir is also the best place to start your getting acquainted with the region though the city itself is also absolutely worth visiting. You had better to start your tour with Konak Square and Konak street. You will find there the symbol of the city a famous clocktower and the Asansor, the elevator used to transport goods from the harbour to the Halil Rifat quarter.
If you happen to be in Izmir, have a chance and watch the sun set at the top of the Kadifekale and take a tour to the mountain by a cable railway to see much of the views.
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