Istanbul travel guide


Istanbul Travel Guide

Republic Day

Historically the country of Turkey was conquered by many ancient Empires such as the Latin Empire. The Latin Empire and the Ottoman Empire. During long years, people from Turkey were subdued by many foreign emperors. However, on October 29th, 1923 the political situation of Turkey changed drastically due to the fall of the Ottoman Empire in this year. The name of the Republic’s founder was Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.

Since then, the country has improved a lot and it has become one of the best nations in the world. Consequently, the city of Istanbul is considered as the most important financial center in both Europe and Asia. That is why the Republic Day in considered by all the citizens of Turkey as a principal holiday.

Republic Day, Istanbul
Republic Day, Istanbul
Ceremonies of Istanbul
Ceremonies of Istanbul

As we’ve mentioned before, this festivity is celebrated each October 29th. All the cities in Turkey but specially the city of Istanbul prepares special events for this day. In fact, the city houses a large number of tourists from different parts of the planet in this day. In this special celebration in Turkey, foreigners are able to attend spectacular performances, massive processions, musical concerts and much more.

The celebrations for the Republic day in Istanbul start a day before, on October 28th exactly. By that time, people get ready to celebrate this important day; all the buildings and streets of the city have had already been decorated with marvelous flags. In addition, there are several art competitions between schools.

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