Best Walking Routes of Istanbul

Ortaköy is one of the most popular districts in Istanbul. It also has one of the best views of Bosphorus Bridge. You can walk around Ortaköy Mosque and enjoy eating Ortaköy’s famous dish; kumpir (staffed baked potato) at the coast. We recommend walking the coastline towards Bebek.

Emirgan Park

Stroll along Emirgan Park. With its walking tracks, restaurants, picnic areas, playgrounds, festivals and an amazing Bosphorus view through centuries old trees, Emirgan Park has everything you need for a sunny Istanbul afternoon. The park is especially lively during annual Tulip Festival, held in April each year.

View from Camlica Hill

Çamlıca Hill is one of the highest hills in Istanbul and has a breathtaking view. If you want to spend a day in a calm and green atmosphere Çamlıca Hill is the great choice.

Maiden’s Tower

Üsküdar coast walkway offers a great view of the famous Maiden’s Tower.

Gulhane Park

If you have plans to visit Topkapı Palace, make sure to have a walk in Gülhane Park and Sarayburnu coast afterwards.

Spice Bazaar

Take a walk through the famous old bazaars of Istanbul in Eminönü district.

Istiklal Street

Walk down Istiklal Street to explore historical buildings like Narmanlı Han, Flower Passage…

Karaköy Galataport Project

Karaköy is one of the most historical districts in Istanbul. It is a popular destination for both locals and tourists with its third wave coffee shops, art galleries, restaurants and cool designer shops.

Istanbul Princes’ Islands

Princes’ Islands is the perfect destination when you want to escape hustle of the city. Since they are car-free, they make the best place in İstanbul to explore on foot.

Istanbul Princes’ Islands – Ferry Timetables and Ticket Prices (UPDATED: June 2023)

The Princes’ Islands are a group of nine islands located in the Sea of Marmara, off the coast of Istanbul. The islands are known for their tranquil atmosphere, beautiful scenery, and historic architecture. The Princes’ Islands were once a popular summer destination for the Ottoman elite. In the 19th century, many wealthy families-built mansions on the islands. Today, the islands are a popular destination for both locals and tourists.

The Princes’ Islands are car-free, and the only transportation is by foot, bicycle. This makes the islands a great place to relax and enjoy the peace and quiet.

There are many things to see and do on the Princes’ Islands. Here are a few suggestions:

  • Visit the Greek Orthodox Church of St. George on Büyükada, the largest of the islands.
  • Hike to the top of the hill on Büyükada for stunning views of the city and the Sea of Marmara.
  • Rent a bicycle and explore the islands at your own pace.
  • Enjoy a leisurely meal at one of the many restaurants on the islands.

The Princes’ Islands are a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of Istanbul. They offer a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere, beautiful scenery, and a variety of things to see and do.

Princes’ Islands Location:

Trip to Princes’ Islands by ferry from Kabataş ferry terminal:

Istanbul Ferry Lines (Big Ferries) – Ticket Price is 29 TL one way.

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Şehir Hatları – Ferry Lines