Ancient Smyrna

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Ancient Smyrna

Ancient Smyrna was located north of Ephesus in a powerful trading position on the Aegean Sea known for its harbors, commerce, and marketplaces. The primary ruins of ancient Smyrna, including its massive city market (agora) and underground sanitation system, are located in the middle of the modern Turkish city of Izmir. Since Izmir is a bustling city with the second largest population in Turkey, very little of ancient Smyrna has been excavated.

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