Izmir Konak District Guide

Izmir City Guide

Today, Konak is the most popular district of İzmir with symbol locations and buildings of the city. Konak Square, Clock Tower, Alsancak, Kordon, Kıbrıs Şehitleri Street, Kemeraltı are located in Konak district. Konak is an important business, tourism and cultural center of İzmir. Konak Square and Alsancak are the most crowded places of the district. Historical Kemeraltı Bazaar is the oldest bazaar of the city. Dokuz Eylül University is located in Konak and there are İZBAN and İZMİR METRO lines are passing through Kemer. Check out the most comprehensive Konak district guide now. You will find the answers of many questions like “Places to see in Konak” or “How to get to Konak?” in this guide.

District Name



Population Density

Population Growth Rate

Surface Area

Number of Neighbourhood




3880 / km2

2 %

90.36 km2


Check out the actual list of hospitals in Konak. In terms of health conditions, Konak is the most developed district of İzmir with 2 state hospital, 1 training and research hospital and 9 private hospital. You can check out all details about hospitals in Konak below.

Check out real estate for sale in Konak or real estate for rent in Konak in this guide easily. Konak is one of the most expensive districts of İzmir. As of the end of June 2020, the prices of houses for sale in the district of İzmir, Konak increased by 8.35% in the last year. The average housing size is 116 square meters. Considering the annual averages, the neighborhoods that gained the most value in Konak district of İzmir province as of the end of June 2020 were Zeytinlik, Alsancak, Güngör, Güzelyalı, Kültür respectively.

Accommodation in Konak has become so easy with the new hotel investments. You will find 5-star chain hotels in different regions of the districts. Also, you can find 2-3-4 star hotels, especially near Alsancak. So, it’s too easy to find accommodation alternatives in Konak for every budget.

Check out the answers of “Best places to visit in Konak” or “Top 10 things to do and see in Konak” questions in this guide. Konak is the central district and one of the most crowded districts of İzmir. Thanks to the central location, there are a lot of places to visit in Konak. First of all, İzmir Clock Tower, which is one of the symbols of the city, is one of the structures built for the 25th anniversary of Sultan Abdülhamit’s throne in 1901. The tower, which has a German architectural feature, is appreciated by those who see it with its stonework that looks like lace. The fountains at the four corners of the 25-meter-long building add beauty to the beauty of the Clock Tower. The tower, located next to Kemeraltı and Konak Yali Mosque in Konak Square, is one of the meeting points of the city. One of the places with the best view in Izmir, Konak, which should be on the top of your list of places to visit, Tarihi Asansör is located 10-15 minutes walk from Kemeraltı Bazaar.

Agora Ancient City in Konak is one of the most beautiful places with its magnificent view of Kadifekale. The Basilica, tombstones, sculptures, canals and inscriptions in the ancient city are worth browsing during your visit to Konak. Atatürk Museum and TCDD Museum are the other important places to see in Konak.

There are different transportation methods in Konak. You can use İZBAN, İzmir Metro and Tramway to visit different regions and districts of İzmir. Check out the metro map of İzmir below :

Izmir Subway Map


Enes Sahin

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