People eagerly wait for New Year’s Eve throughout the year. It brings a new morning for everyone that will refresh you and make you able to fight with your future and grab the best thing for you. Actually New Year is just a metaphor of a new start that means you will get new life where you can start from the beginning and rectify all your flaws. People from different caste, creed and religion celebrate this occasion with each other. You will find different types of celebration in different countries.
Every city has a distinct way of celebration. Therefore, if you can manage a small work leave then you will be able to experience some amazing rituals that the people of that city follow dedicatedly. Whether you are young or adult you should not miss the chance of enjoying a beautiful New Year’s Eve. Among beautiful capital cities over Europe, Istanbul is the best place for celebrating New Years Eve 2018 in Turkey.
- There will be thousands people including locals and international visitors gather in Taksim Square and Istiklal Street in the City center where all around there is the sound of blaring horns from the hundreds of vehicles traversing the streets of Istanbul. The NYE countdown to midnight reaches its dramatic ending. The skies above the city are lit by spectacular NYE fireworks launched form vantage points over the city.
- If you will be looking for the best places to watch NYE fireworks, the Fatih district corresponds to what was, until the Ottoman conquest, the whole of the city, across from which stood the Genoese citadel of Galata. Those Genoese fortifications were largely demolished in the 19th century, leaving only the Galata Tower. Galata is now a part of the Beyoğlu district, which forms Istanbul’s commercial and entertainment centre around Taksim Square. Restaurants featuring foreign cuisines are mainly concentrated in the Beyoğlu district. Residing along İstiklal Avenue is the Çiçek Pasajı, now home to wine-houses, pubs, cafe, restaurants, etc.
- Many tourists choose to celebrate New Year’s Eve with special dinners on Bosphorus cruises. There will be many tourist agents offering these interesting services. For those preferring a more sedate setting, or to take in a show the Kervansaray Restaurant is among the most preferred places to visit while Orient House, Sultana’s, Gar Restaurant and Istanbulin all offer a great night out for the last evening of the old year. Frankly speaking, anywhere on the Golden Horn will provide a lively evening’s entertainment as well providing close proximity to the coastal areas where the view of midnight is truly spectacular.
Accommodations on NYE
Istanbul is every famous with its accommodating facilities and services. There are a lot of hotels providing great quality such as Yasmak Sultan Hotel, Best Western Premier Acropol Suites & Spa, Best Western Empire Palace, Ramada Istanbul Old City Hotel, etc. If you are planning to spend New Year’s Eve in Turkey, early accommodation booking is extremely recommended.