Madonna arrived in Istanbul last night with a crowded entourage and heavy equipment, daily Hürriyet has reported. She is set to perform a concert on Thursday June 7at Istanbul's Türk Telecom Arena.
Three airplanes carried the pop icon and her 200 person entourage, including her children and their nanny. A red carpet was spread out for the superstar and she was immediately surrounded by heavy security.
The equipment was loaded on to trucks that were waiting at the airport, as the superstar herself moved on to the hotel.
Madonna's plane was originally destined for Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen airport, but plans changed when a special permit was issued for the plane to land at Atatürk