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.