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Presently, the Turks refer to Izmir as "Güzel İzmir", i.e. Beautiful Izmir. Konak Square forms the heart of the city and is named after the Ottoman government mansion hükümet kona The late-Ottoman Saat Kulesi or Clock Tower was given to the city by Sultan Abdul Hamit II in 1901. It is the symbol of Izmir and is depicted on the city's flag. On the far side of the bay of Izmir, opposite Konak square lies Karşıyaka, a more quiet and area where the air is fresh and cool. Ferries to Karşıyaka leave from the waterfront at Konak...
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İzmir Konak meydani.

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  • Copyright: akino matata (akinomatata) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 21] (136)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-04-29
  • Categories: Daily Life
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2006-05-01 6:56
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