Izmir, Turkey overview

The largest Turkish seaport after Istanbul, its exports include cotton, tobacco, vegetables, manufactures, and carpets. The city suffered greatly from severe earthquakes in 1928 and 1939. It is a NATO command center for SE Europe. It is also the site of the Aegean Univ. and several museums, and was probably the birthplace of the poet Homer.

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by tony66

Don't buy sweets or souvenirs when arriving at Ephesus. Wait till you leave the archaeological site at shop at the market area at exit and coach park

Visited: Jun 30, 2012

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