Tulip Festival

So who knew?  Tulips probably originated in Persia and were hugely popular with several sultans.  Not sure why but when I think of tulips I think of the Dutch.  Well, we went to a tulip festival on the European side of Istanbul and were blown away!  The festival is held each year in Emirgan Park in Sarıyer (The first weekend in April is a great time to go).

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