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Izmir 2007 3955.jpg
10-MAR-2007

Izmir 2007 3955.jpg

I saw surprisingly many churches in Izmir, stressing its international character. This is the Church of St. John the Evangelist, for English speakers. It was consecrated by the Bishop of Gibraltar on April VII in 1902.

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Guest 20-Aug-2008 16:45
Indeed Izmir had an international character in the beginnings of 1900. There was lots of Levanten families living in the City. You may want to visit Buca's old mansions next time, for a unique mixture of local and western architecture.
Thank you for great pictures from my hometown.
Cenk