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The thirds biggest city of Turkey, Izmir, is located 98 km north of Kusadasi on the Aegean coast. The population of the city is more than 3 million by 2019.  

The city has one of the biggest export harbors of Turkey. There is also a cruise port for some international cruise lines as well. 

The symbol of Izmir is its historical clock tower located at Konak square. Behind the clock tower is another famous district; Kemeralti. Kemeralti is an area of almost a hundred streets full of shops from jewelry to shoes, textile to plants, antiques to kitchenware.

The historical Elevator (Asansor), Smyrna ancient city, Agora and Kadifekale are other historical sites not to be missed in Izmir.

Smyrna is also one of the seven churches of Christianity that is referred in the Bible. 

Izmir hosts the oldest international fair of Turkey every year starting mid-August. At this fair there are concerts, exhibitions, halls with souvenirs, food courts and panels.