Cruises and boat tours

Princes' Island ferry return ticket

Availability: Daily
Duration: 24 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Take a walk through the center and get used to the silence that reigns on the island
  • See the Merkez Eczanesi, a pharmacy from 1870
  • Go to the Hamlaci Street 4 and see the ruin of the villa, in which Trotsky lived in exile between 1929 and 1933
  • Explore the Greek Orthodox St. George Church on top of the island's talles hill
  • Enjoy fantastic views of Istanbul, the Marmara Sea and the neighboring islands.
  • Stop over and visit the former Greek Orphanage, Europe’s largest and the worlds second largest wooden house
  • Go to one of the public beaches (halk plaji) or beach clubs
What to expect

If you want to spend a calm day far away from the hustle and bustle of Istanbul, this excursion to Princes' Island is perfect! Enjoy a cruise on the Marmara Sea to the Princes' Islands. The ferry will bring you in 75 minutes to the lergest Princes' Island Büyükada.
In the times of Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empire the islands were used as exile sites and as a monastery region. Today only 4 of the total 9 Princes’ Islands are open to public settlement. The boat will bring you to the most famous and most beautiful of these islands called Büyükada. The name means Big Island and its size is 5,4 km2 and has 7.300 inhabitants. Except fire brigade, police and ambulance only carriages and bicycles are allowed here.
You will be able to see the ruin of the villa, in which Trotsky lived in exile between 1929 and 1933, writing his autobiography and the three volumes on the "History of the Russian Revolution", see Merkez Eczanesi, a pharmacy from 1870 and enjoy the views of the Marmara sea , Istanbul and the islands nearby.

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What's included
  • Return ticket to Princes' Island Büyükada
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • No reduced prices
Where

Rüstem Paşa, 34116 Fatih/Provincia di Istanbul

Meeting point:

Look for the ticket office of Turyol next to the fish and bread boats.

    When
    • Ferry departure times: 10.40am, 11.40am, 12.40pm, 13.40pm
    • Ferries return every hour
    • The last boat returns at 8.00pm
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    Provider
    Istanbul Welcome Card
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 12 hours before the activity begins.

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