A walkable neighborhood, Balcova is known for being business-friendly and relaxing, while offering convenient options for restaurants and bars. You can experience some local theater, or enjoy the natural beauty of the sea. Start by booking your hotel in Balcova, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Izmir area.
Sightseeing around Balcova
The theaters and many other highlights await you. You can check out the local talent at Inciralti Open Air Theatre, Izmir State Theatre, and Izmir State Opera and Ballet. The local culture at Kedi Culture and Arts Center, Archeological Museum, and Ethnographic Museum might be just what you're looking for. Asansor, Saat Kulesi, and Konak Square are a few landmarks that can't be missed. Create some family memories at Balcova Cable Car and Izmir Wildlife Park.
Popular activities in the area include shopping, taking a tour, and attending sporting events. Why not cheer with the crowd at Izmir Ataturk Sport Hall, Alsancak Stadium, or Narlidere Olympic Swimming Pool? You can spend a leisurely day outdoors at Izmir City Forest or Kulturpark. With a shopping trip to Agora Shopping Center, Kemeralti Market, or Konak Pier Shopping Mall, you might find that perfect souvenir. If you have some more time, pay a visit to Levent Marina, Synagogue Street, or Bostanli Market.
A couple of the most popular attractions in the area are Agora and Kadifekale. You can also stop by Goethe-Institut, Blue Mosque, and Hisar Mosque.
Getting around Balcova
Ready to get out and explore the city? Uckuyular Fahrettin Altay Station is the closest metro station. Learn about your options for water transportation at the port.
Izmir (ADB-Adnan Menderes) is the closest major airport, 8.6 miles (13.9 km) from Balcova.