This year’s Tulipmania takes on a Turkish twist.
The floral display retraces the rich history of tulips. Native to Eastern
Turkiye and first cultivated by the Ottomans, this year’s display will take
you back to the origins of the Tulip.
Step right in, and you will be greeted by a big hot air balloon. The hot air
balloons are a throwback to the Cappadocia region in Central Anatolia,
|Hot Air Ballons|
Look across the flower field; a sea of balloons rises above the tulips.
Temple of Artemis
|Temple of Artemis|
Head to the middle of the flower field and be transported to Ephesus, an
important city in ancient Greece where the famous Temple of Artemis, one of
the 7 wonders of the world, once stood.
Look out for wares from Turkey on display.
The original Gata Tower is nine storeys tall. In the past, it was used as a
watch tower and fire observatory. Today it is a famous tourist attraction in
Admire the Inznik ware, a unique type of decorated ceramic named after the
Turkish town of Iznik.
There are different variants of tulips on display. You have Wild Tulips, Crown
Tulips, Lily Flower Tulips and regular Tulips planted on the flower bed.