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Saat Kulesi (Clock Tower)

kuleli sokak, Izmir, Turkey
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This elegant monument which was built in 1901, decorates Konak Square and has become the symbol of the city of Izmir.
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  • Average15%
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Reviewed 28 June 2015

Located in the Konak Square, the tower was built in 1901 by a Levantine French architect and the clock itself was a gift of the German Emperor Wilhelmina II. The clock tower appeared on the 500 Turkish Lira note in the late 1980's. It dominates...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 25 June 2015

Lovely old clock tower - lots of people about... close to cute mosque and the bazaar. Also close to Konak square and the water. Not a lot of time needed here.

Thank WessandCorinne
Reviewed 23 June 2015

The clock tower is located close to the Konak Mosque and is a great place to relax and spend some time chilling and looking at other people. The metro station is walking distance from the clock tower

Thank Aniket K
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is a very small yet pretty tower. Looks even more beautiful when it is full lit after sunset. The square is bustling with people, nice place to spend an evening. Across the road is sea so ideal location for spending an evening. Easily accessible...More

Thank PayalKh
Reviewed 22 June 2015

This is a clock tower. Apart from some republican historical importance nothing architecturally impressive or significant.

Thank MertSoydan
Reviewed 20 June 2015

This is an iconic landmark in Izmir and well worth visiting. There is a very lovely and small blue tiled mosque right next to it.

Thank Nicole477
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

nice, clean and tidy square with clock tower in the middle, if you are in Izmir worth a visit, but nothing special

Thank Hrvoje Z
Reviewed 12 June 2015

This clock tower is the landmark of Izmir. If you are a foreigner, you can grab a "simit" (round shaped bread with sesame on it), sit on a bench and observe the daily routine of Turkish people. If you like, you can feed the pigeons....More

Thank Levent_Arslan
Reviewed 7 June 2015

The Saat Kulesi is a wonderful sight for the eyes in the Konak section of Izmir, Turkey. Sitting in the middle of a square where people walk and meet, eat and drink, and just enjoy the surroundings, the clock tower has human proportions and dimensions,...More

Thank mercules221
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The clock tower is nice to see when you visit Izmir. It's a great photo op. I would say stay away from the birds-you never know what they are carrying, therefore I never buy the bird seed to feed them. But if you are more...More

Thank Elizabeth G
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