Last night many Istanbul residents attended celebrations for 2013 inTaksim Square and Nisantasi. Nisantasi and Taksim Square were decorated with a special lighting for Christmas and New Years Eve. Istiklal Avenue was also filled with the people. Citizens of Istanbul and tourists had fun watching the celebrations at entertainment venues. Due to restoring project at Taksim Square, the area was closed for traffic. Citizens gathered around the Statue of the Republic, through the countdown entered the new year together.
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