Africa in Basmane


Basmane, one of the historical places of İzmir,has been hosted the refugees for years. The district that has cheap hotels is mentioned the last stop of Syrian refugees before going to Europe for last five years.

For a while African immigrants take shelter in Basmane. Kelson is than the other boys. He said that he came here from South Africa approximetely three months ago. Kelson and his friends play soccer with Turk children in a school garden near their hotel. They play soccer sometimes barefoot sometimes with their hotel slippers that you can see almost the whole hotels in Basmane, in The Hotels Street.

2019
İzmir - Turkey