Istanbul: Ferry Tickets for Princes' Island
Princes' Islands Istanbul
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. Your boat will bring you to the most famous and most beautiful of these islands called Büyükada. The name is meaning Big Island and the size of the island is 5,4 km2 and has 7.300 inhabitants. Except fire brigade, police and ambulance only carriages and bicycles are allowed here.
Boat departure times:
The boat to Princes' Island is departing every hour
Return times from Princes' Islands are as well every hour
Last boat returning will be at 20:00
What you can do on Princes' Island:
Enjoy the silence, see the villa in which Trotsky lived between 1929 and 1933, writing "History of the Russian Revolution", explore the Greek Orthodox St. George Church, enjoy fantastic views, have a delicious lunch at the harbour, go to the beach, rent a bike or go hiking.