The Izmir Clock Tower is a landmark of Izmir harbor area, made of marble and standing 25 meters high. It was designed by French Architect Raymond Pere in commemoration of Adbulhamid II’s ascenion to the Ottoman throne. It stands in Konak Square which is a short walk to the cafe lined seaside promenade the Korban. The old customs house on the Konak Pier has been restored as a chic shopping and cafe area. You can take a short ferry ride across the bay for good views over Izmir.