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Exploring the Princes' Islands: Istanbul’s Hidden Gem

Published Date
23 January 2023, 07:14
Exploring the Princes' Islands: Istanbul’s Hidden Gem
Onur Koçak

Onur Koçak

Tour Organizer


The Princes Islands, located in the south of the Istanbul Strait, are a must-see destination for tourists visiting Istanbul. These islands, also known as "Adalar" in Turkish, offer a peaceful escape from the bustling city.

The most popular of the islands, Büyükada, is a great place to explore by renting a bicycle or taking a leisurely walk. The island is known for its 19th century Ottoman houses, charming churches, and historical museums. Visitors can also enjoy the stunning sea view while sitting in seaside cafes and restaurants.

Heybeliada, on the other hand, is a quieter and more secluded island. This is a perfect place for those looking for a more tranquil experience. Visitors can explore the island by renting a bicycle or walking around. The island offers delicious seafood in seaside restaurants and relaxing in seaside cafes with a view of the sea.

The Princes Islands are a true hidden gem in Istanbul. These islands offer a peaceful and secluded atmosphere, making it an ideal destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. In addition, the islands' natural beauty and the warmth of the local people make visiting the Princes Islands a truly unforgettable experience.

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