Princes' Island ferry round-trip ticket
Activities

Princes' Island ferry round-trip ticket

Free cancellation
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 24 hours
Safety measures applied
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
  • Round-trip ticket to Princes' Island Büyükada
What's not included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
Where

Ömer Avni, Kabataş (Dentur, Mavi Marmara), 34427 Beyoğlu/İstanbul, Turkey

From Taksim Square: you may walk or take funicular F1 (5 min)
From Dolmabahce Palace: walking distance (5 min)
From Sultanahmet: you may take tram T1 (15 min)
From Besiktas: you may walk or take the bus (5 min)
From Galataport: walking distance (5 min)
From Galata Tower: you may walk or take tram T1 (10 min)

Meeting point:
- Find the pier of "Dentur Istanbul Welcome Card Kabatas" across the road from the stop of tram line no 1 and the funicular, by the wooden house behind the red petrol station: look for the Istanbul Welcome Card ticket window
When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
  • 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 24 hours before the experience begins.

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