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Istanbul is more beautiful with tulips

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

goztepe park tulips16Millions of tulips decorate Istanbul streets and parks during April. The International Istanbul Tulip Festival, which was organized by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, take place from April 1–30, 2016.

While the city of Istanbul and the people of Istanbul meet their tulips, the main exhibitions and festivities will take place at Taksim Square, Emirgan Woods, Hidiv Woods, Göztepe Rose Garden, Büyük Çamlıca Woods, Sultanahmet Square, and Gülhane Park during the Tulip Festival. In addition to selling tulip-themed products ranging from marblings to sculptures, there are also paintings, photo exhibitions, and concerts on exposition.

Number of Tulips Planted in Special Areas

* (A total of 930,000 tulips of 53 different varieties have been planted in Gülhane Park)

* (A total of 2.800.000 tulips of 190 different varieties have been planted in Emirgan Woods)

* (A total of 730.000 tulips of 32 different varieties have been planted in Yıldız Woods)

* (A total of 530.000 tulips of 167 different varieties have been planted in Bulbous Plants Park)

* (A total of 279.650 tulips of 25 different varieties have been planted in Beykoz Woods)

* (A total of 1.350.545 tulips of 110 different varieties have been planted in Göztepe Rose Garden)

* (A total of 451.290 tulips of 29 different varieties have been planted in Büyük Çamlıca Woods)

* (A total of 512.600 tulips of 29 different varieties have been planted in Küçük Çamlıca Woods)

* (A total of 195.400 tulips of 21 different varieties have been planted in Fethipaşa Woods)

* (A total of 553.850 tulips of 41 kinds have been planted in Hidiv Çubuklu Woods)

* (A total of 474.700 tulips of 17 kinds have been in Gözbağı Woods)

The tulip has become a symbol of the city of Istanbul since the period of Seljuk Turks up until our present time and it has become worthy of aesthetic admiration in every part of the society and has affiliated with the Turkish Culture with these works, returned back to its original motherland.

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