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Snowfall causes picturesque landscape in Istanbul's historical peninsula.

ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- As the cold weather coupling with heavy snowfall gripped Turkey, Istanbul, an economic hub and biggest metropolis city of Turkey stayed under a thick snow layer, causing picturesque landscapes mainly in historical peninsula.

Heavy snowfall began in the evening hours of Wednesday evening hours in Istanbul is stepping up its affect across the busy Turkish metropolis. People woke a snowy day and the snow drift was cleared off by Istanbulities. As the air and sea transportation nearly stranded across the city, snow caused to have picturesque landscapes similar picture postcards in historical peninsula and various destinations of ystanbul.

Local residents and tourists in Sultanahmet and Hagia Sophia had a souvenir photograph taken.


Thursday, December 31, 2015 SOURCE CyHAN

-Var of people shoveling snow

-Var of snowfall

-Var of tramway

-Var of snow drifts in the tree

-Var of snow drifts on the car

-Var of mosque landscapes

-Var of some people making snowman

-Var of snow drifts over the statue of biggest Turkish poet Mehmet Akif Ersoy

-Var of Sultanahmet Mosque (The Blue Mosque)

-Var of people having a souvenir photograph

-Var of tourist playing snow ball

-Var of Hagia Sophia Museum

-Var of frozen decorative pool

-Var of historical German fountain

-Var of birds over German fountain

-Var of a bird in a tree

-Var of a dog while eating

-Var of private security guard while taking a selfie



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Date:Dec 31, 2015
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