Yeşilova Mound in Bornova district was made compatible with disabled access. A red flag was hoisted under the Izmir Barrier Free Project.
The 8-year-old Yeşilova Mound in the Bornova district was given a red flag today as part of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality's Barrier-Free Izmir Project. The mound, which has been adapted for disabled access, deserves a red flag in İzmir. kazanmoment was the 62nd place.
Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Tunç Soyer's wife Neptün Soyer, Bornova District Governor Fatih Genel, Red Flag Commission members, DISABLED İZMİR Executive Committee members, wives of the mayors of district municipalities and the associations of disabled associations hosted by Bornova Mayor Mustafa İduğ and his wife Ufuk İduğ done.
Aysel Özkan, President of the Red Flag Commission and Deputy Secretary General of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, emphasized that an unobstructed city is the basic human right. Mentioning the importance of barrier-free tourism, Özkan said that this year, the beaches in the coastal towns will be harmonized with the accessibility of disabled people and said, “İzmir will be an important point in barrier-free tourism”.
Özkan thanked the mayor wives as the bureaucracy of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality for their work for the city.
“We are with our spouses, our spouses are with us”
Highlighting the responsibility they took as the wives of the mayors at the ceremony, Neptün Soyer, wife of Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer, was the wife of 30 mayors with whom she worked together. sözcüHe said he was giving a speech. Soyer continued: “We believe that; There is a bridge between the public and the citizen; non-governmental organizations. We, as Izmir citizens and responsible citizens, take part in these non-governmental organizations. We try to do whatever we can. We always work very pleasantly with our friends. We are with our spouses, our spouses are always with us. "
Stating that approximately 150 million disabled people in the world act as tourists every year, Soyer said, “However, these 150 million tourists do not visit Turkey, nor do they visit İzmir. This is not just about the ruins; restaurants, public spaces and hotels also lack a lot in this area. This 150 million should also stop by İzmir. I am not saying this just to get a share from tourism, I am saying it because unhindered access is a human right.” Soyer, with the red flag application, turns Yeşilova Mound into disabled tourism. kazanHe said they were happy to climb.
After the speeches, a red flag was drawn to Yeşilova Mound and Assoc. Dr. Yeşilova Mound was visited with the accompaniment of Zafer Derin. After the visit, a meeting was held on the expectations, opinions and suggestions of the disabled associations. The importance of cooperatives for the development of disabled work was underlined at the meeting.
How to get a Red Flag?
In order to receive the Red Flag, a written application is first made to the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Social Projects Department. The committee, which is determined among the members of the commission, examines the space on site and evaluates it according to criteria such as ramps, horizontal circulation within the space, vertical circulation within the space, orientation and signs, and presents a report to the commission. The Commission makes its decision according to the accessibility features of the area. The positive decision becomes final after the approval of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Council and the relevant venue is entitled to receive the Red Flag. kazanhe's eating.
The Red Flag is given in three categories: 1, 2 and 3. One star is given to areas that provide 60 percent, 2 star percent 75 percent, 3 star minimum 90 percent of the accessibility criteria.
Some of the venues with the Red Flag in İzmir are as follows: Izmir subway, buses connected to ESHOT, overpasses, overpasses connected to the Directorate of Transportation, ferries and piers connected to İZDENİZ A.Ş. Bayraklı Course Center, Buca Hasanağa Garden, Dokuz Eylül University Distance Education and Research Center, Koçtaş Bornova Branch, Renaissance İzmir Hotel, Bornova Oral and Dental Health Center and Aliağa State Hospital.
8 thousand 500 years
Yeşilova Mound is known as the oldest settlement in Izmir and one of the oldest settlements in Anatolia. The settled life here dates back to 8 years. Excavations at the mound are carried out with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ege University, Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and Bornova Municipality.
Yeşilova Mound, which has an indoor area of 4 square meters, has a visitor center, museum, excavation house, Neolithic village and a large parking area.