New Year in Istanbul: A fun night full of hope for the future
The New Year is greeted in Turkey with widespread and crowded celebrations and entertainments participated by millions. People send wishes of happiness and health to loved ones for the New Year, special arrangements are made for celebrations, customary meals are cooked, those who have means go to a short trip, important events of the past year is remembered and new year’s resolutions are made. Streets and shops are decorated with lights weeks before, groceries and stores offer special New Year’s gifts, products and discounts, and hotels become centers of attention with their special New Year’s Eve celebration programs. When the big day arrives, city squares are packed with people, there are crowded gatherings in homes and people try to prepare for the New Year by relieving fatigue of the year. If your trip to Turkey coincides with the New Year’s Eve, you should definitely attend these celebrations and witness one of the beautiful traditions of Turkey.
In istanbul there are many different ways to celebrate the Christmas and New Year. At the New Year's Eve There are many different programs you can join and celebrate the New Year.