Cruise to Princes Islands: Walk in Büyükada

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Cruise to Princes Islands: Walk in Büyükada

Take a boat trip on the way to one of the magical Princes Islands, Büyükada. Get some knowledge about its history and take some photos in its magnificent view.

Duration: 8 Hours
Live Guide: English.
Pick-up Services: Pick up is available from centrally located hotels.


  • Discover the biggest Princes' Islands: Büyükada
  • Cruise the Marmara Sea by boat and see the sights of the Topkapi Palace and Lender's Tower.
  • See beautiful views of the waterway on the ferry.
  • Horse-drawn carriage experience.
  • Enjoy the traditional meal as you go!

Full Description

"Büyükada" which means Big Island in English, is the largest and most populated Princes’ Island. During the Byzantine Christian period, Buyukada was used as a monastery region and as an exile destination. According to Byzantium history, the island was also used as a prison for those who were opposing the Emperor. Once you got there, a horse-drawn carriage awaits to take you on a full tour of the island. On this tour, we will travel around this beautiful island to see mansions, palaces, churches, convents and much more... In the end, we will take the ferry to turn back to the city and you will be dropped off to your hotel.



  • Entrance Fees.
  • Lunch.
  • 45 minutes phaeton ride.
  • Professional Guidance in English.
  • Pick up & Drop off Service from/to centrally located hotels.
  • Refreshments.

Meeting point

Your hotel lobby.


Know Before You Go

  • A minimum of 2 guests is required for the tour to take place.
  • Please ask if pick-up is available for your hotel.

About your Host

Istanbul Walks

Istanbul Walks is Tour Operator that organises Daily City Tours and Walking Tours in Istanbul and Turkey with its company owned vehicles. We are licensed as “A Group No 6174” from the ministry of Culture and Tourism...
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Customer Reviews

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Sullivan - February 10, 2019

Well organized trip

Kingsley - February 05, 2019


Kay - September 12, 2019

If Istanbul is summer, islands are lemonade. :)

Wm - December 26, 2018

We had a long Turkey trip and were spending 5 days in Istanbul. Islands side regenerated us. Wheather, sea, forest… We can continue 5 days more.

Christopher - April 26, 2019

It was so funny to journey with horses. But i think they are not feeded and taken care well. :/

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