Social Events

JUNE 25, 2018 (Monday) – WELCOMING DINNER AT HISTORICAL GAS FACTORY CULTURAL CENTRE (Tarihi Havagazı Fabrikası Kültür Merkezi)

  • Full, student, and accompanying delegates, who have registered for the Conference, are welcome to attend.
  • Sponsored by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
  • The buses will leave in front of the hotel at 18:45.
  • Address: Umurbey Mahallesi, Alsancak, 35000 (google maps )
  • If you would like to have a vegetable meal, please email us at info@gcgw.org until June 19th.

JUNE 26, 2018 (Tuesday) – GALA DINNER AT WYNDHAM GRAND IZMIR OZDILEK (BRASSERIE RESTAURANT)

  • Full, student, and accompanying delegates, who have registered for the Conference, are welcome to attend.

 

JUNE 27, 2018 (Wednesday) – BOAT TRIP ON THE BAY OF IZMIR

  • Full, student, and accompanying delegates, who have registered for the Conference, are welcome to attend.
  • Two-hour boat tour with the nostalgic Bergama Ship
  • Sponsored by Izmir Metropolitan Municipality
  • The buses will leave in front of the hotel at 18:45.
  • The ship will depart from Uckuyular Iskelesi. (google maps )

 

 

JUNE 28, 2018 (THURSDAY) – OPTIONAL TOUR – Ephesus, Virgin Mary and The Basilica of St. John EXCURSION (HALF DAY)

Departure Time from Hotel Lobby : 1.30pm

140 TL + VAT Per Person              BOOK MY TOUR

INCLUDES: Professional Driver / Tourist Guide Pick up and Drop off, Entry Fee to Ephesus, transportation.

Ephesus, once the capital of Asia Minor, the most important commercial center of western Anatolia, and one of the seven churches of Christianity, is attracting visitors from over the world with new discoveries any time.

The House of Virgin Mary – The Vatican has recognized this small house in the Solmissos Mountains as the final resting place of the Virgin Mary. A small shrine dedicated to St. Mary was found when the ruins of the house were first discovered.

Basilica of St John – Built by the Emperor Justinian over the tomb of St. John the Apostle, the Basilica, now in ruins, once rivaled St. Sophia in size. One can still see graceful columns, mosaics and frescoes.