With round about 4,1 million inhabitants Izmir is he third-biggest city in Turkey.
Located on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea and enjoying mild winters and warm summers, Izmir is a popular all-season travel destination. Besides the wonderful beaches, the Kemeralti bazar as well as the clock tower Saat Kulesi belong to the sight of Izmir.
The Kemeralti bazar is an impressively huge market in the center of the city on which culinary delights, cloths and souvenirs are offered. The 25-meter clock tower Saat Kulesi is designed in Ottoman architecture. The clock itself was a present from the German emperor Wilhelm II to the Ottoman empire.