Kordon Promenade, Izmir

Kordon Promenade, Izmir (must see)

Kordon in Izmir is an iconic and beloved feature of the city. This renowned seafront promenade holds a special place in the hearts of locals and visitors alike. Extending south from the Konak Pier to Konak Meydani and north from Cumhuriyet Meydani to Alsancak, the Kordon offers a delightful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

The Kordon is a beautifully designed promenade, adorned with lush green grass and well-maintained paths that cater to both pedestrians and cyclists. It provides a perfect setting for leisurely strolls, invigorating jogs, or pleasant bike rides. As you traverse this scenic pathway, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the enchanting seafront, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and relaxation.

Along the eastern edge of the Kordon, you'll find a charming selection of cafes, restaurants, and bars. Here, visitors can unwind and indulge in a cup of traditional Turkish coffee or savor a refreshing beer while immersing themselves in the picturesque coastal scenery. The pleasant ambiance and captivating vistas make it an ideal spot to gather with friends, engage in lively conversations, and create lasting memories.

The Kordon doesn't just offer visual delights but also serves as a hub for entertainment. On weekends, you may stumble upon impromptu live concerts and music shows, filling the air with melodies and adding a lively atmosphere to the promenade. This lively blend of cultural events and natural beauty makes the Kordon an unmissable destination for locals and tourists seeking leisure, recreation, and cultural experiences in Izmir.

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Kordon Promenade on Map

Sight Name: Kordon Promenade
Sight Location: Izmir, Turkey (See walking tours in Izmir)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Izmir, Turkey

Create Your Own Walk in Izmir

Create Your Own Walk in Izmir

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Izmir Introduction Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 Km or 2.1 Miles
Alsancak Walking Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.7 Km or 1.7 Miles