A photo of Belgrade Forest, İstanbul under snow

Belgrade Forest, a serene and lush oasis on the outskirts of Istanbul, transforms into a winter wonderland under the spell of snow. This photo that I took back on January 18, 2021, captures this transformation. It showcases the forest’s hilltops and trees blanketed in a heavy layer of snow. This enchanting scenery, set against the backdrop of Istanbul’s dynamic cityscape, offers a moment of tranquility and awe-inspiring beauty.

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Spring Has Sprung in Istanbul

As the winter chill begins to fade away, the vibrant and bustling city of Istanbul is coming to life once again. Spring is a magical time of year in this ancient city, where the scent of blooming flowers fills the air and the city’s rich cultural heritage and breathtaking architecture are on full display. Istanbul is the perfect destination to welcome the arrival of spring with its colorful streets, bustling markets, tranquil parks, and gardens. Whether you’re exploring the city’s many historic landmarks or simply soaking up the sights and sounds of everyday life, Istanbul is a truly enchanting place to visit during the spring season.

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A beautiful street view at night at the ITU. January 25, 2023

A beautiful street view on a cold winter night at the Istanbul Technical University (ITU). The wet road reflects the streetlights and creates a beautiful, romantic scene. I took this photo on January 25, 2023.

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İstanbul facts: 10 fascinating things about the city that lies on two continents

İstanbul is a fascinating city with a rich history and culture, and as a result, there are many interesting facts about it. Some of the most interesting facts about Istanbul include:

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