Miserable transformation of İstiklal Street, Taksim…

 Tuna Kiremitçi, a writer who is quite popular in Turkey, today tweeted sarcastically about the state of İstiklal Street, Taksim:

“[on the left], how Istiklal Street was once and  [on the right] its state after a nuclear war”


Discover the world’s biggest tulip carpet in Turkey

The historic Sultanahmet Square in Istanbul is currently home to a stunning display of 564,000 tulips.
The world’s biggest tulip carpet is part of the 12th Tulip Festival, and the location is where the Hippodrome of Constantinople was located.

The 1,453-square-metre tulip carpet in Istanbul, Turkey. Image: Ibrahim Halil Cekici/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

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