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Did You Know That About izmir ?


• Izmir was established at least 5000 years ago.

• Epic poet Homer”(9th century B.C), the author of “the Iliad and the Odyssey” was born in Izmir.

• Three of the “Seven Churches” which were mentioned in Bible are in izmir.

• One of the Seven Wonders of the antiquity, Temple of Artemis is at Ephesus.

• The symbol of the ancient city of Izmir was a lion’s head.


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Taken on October 29, 2009