Balcova’s economy is largely based on commerce and tourism, it has three large shopping malls offering a great range of products and is the backbone for the first range of activities here and is also famed for its thermal baths.
Many new housing projects recently constructed aimed at mid-to-high income residents have placed Balçova in an advantageous place benefitting the area and becoming one of Izmir’s fastest growing economic metropolitan regions. Balçova is also home to the Izmir University of Economics and the Balçova Teleferik cable car that takes you up the mountain where there are picnic and barbeque facilities and offers fantastic views over Izmir.
Historic Izmir Photo Gallery
Forum Bornova Shopping Centre Izmir
Izmir Night Gallery
Aerial Photos Of Izmir Turkey
Turkey Property For Sale
Turkish Food Recipes
Garnished Rice - Rice & Pasta Dishes
Kidney Beans with Olive Oil, Potato and Carrot - Vegetable Courses
Mucver - Vegetable Mezes
Gozleme with Roasted Aubergine Filling - Pastries
Tea Time Pastry
Tarator - Other Mezes
Tavuk Gogsu Puding with Kadayif - Dairy Desserts