Best Islands in Istanbul

Check out the top Islands in Istanbul, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Büyükada
1. Büyükada
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41 local reviews
Büyükada
Natural featureEstablishment
Ahmet Ertan
Büyükada (Greek: Πρίγκηπος or Πρίγκιπος, rendered Prinkipos or Prinkipo) is the largest of the nine so-called …
Dragos Holiday
Splendid summer Island. Cafes , restaurants .Big or small tours around Islands, by horse driven coach. Various…
Ahmet
In the bosphorus you can see many things but these islands are best of those lovely things. First you need to …
1. Büyükada
1. Büyükada
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41 local reviews
Büyükada
Ahmet Ertan
Ahmet Ertan
Büyükada (Greek: Πρίγκηπος or Πρίγκιπος, rendered Prinkipos or Prinkipo) is the largest of the nine so-called Princes' Islands in the Sea of…
Dragos Holiday
Dragos Holiday
Splendid summer Island. Cafes , restaurants .Big or small tours around Islands, by horse driven coach. Various Beaches. Biggest of Princes's…
Ahmet
Ahmet
In the bosphorus you can see many things but these islands are best of those lovely things. First you need to go there earlier as possible b…
2. Kabataş Motor İskelesi
2. Kabataş Motor İskelesi
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Kabataş Motor İskelesi, Beyoğlu
Establishment
Omer
Passenger ferryboats from Istanbul sail regularly to the Princes Islands.The Princes’ Islands (Kızıl Adalar or…
Ulku
One of the other main ferry station to take sightseeing / tours on Bosphorus. Easy transportation to go to Asi…
Züleyha
The pier for bosphorus tours. On 10:30 and 14:30 the boats leave for 1,5 hour tour. And also the boats for pr…
2. Kabataş Motor İskelesi
2. Kabataş Motor İskelesi
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55 local reviews
Kabataş Motor İskelesi, Beyoğlu
Omer
Omer
Passenger ferryboats from Istanbul sail regularly to the Princes Islands.The Princes’ Islands (Kızıl Adalar or just Adalar) are a chain of n…
Ulku
Ulku
One of the other main ferry station to take sightseeing / tours on Bosphorus. Easy transportation to go to Asian Side and also to Islands.
Züleyha
Züleyha
The pier for bosphorus tours. On 10:30 and 14:30 the boats leave for 1,5 hour tour. And also the boats for princes islands depart here
3. (( Kizil Adalar ))
3. (( Kizil Adalar ))
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(( Kizil Adalar ))
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Cormac
The Princes Islands are easily reached by ~1 hour ferry. The are 4 islands with residential populations. Priva…
Firat
The Prince Islands (Turkish: Prens Adaları, from the historic Greek name Prinkēpōn nēsoi (Πριγκήπων νήσοι), al…
Anna
The best beaches next to Istanbul is here (beautiful islands, each of them with its own character)! Within onl…
3. (( Kizil Adalar ))
3. (( Kizil Adalar ))
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(( Kizil Adalar ))
Cormac
Cormac
The Princes Islands are easily reached by ~1 hour ferry. The are 4 islands with residential populations. Private cars are banned on the isla…
Firat
Firat
The Prince Islands (Turkish: Prens Adaları, from the historic Greek name Prinkēpōn nēsoi (Πριγκήπων νήσοι), alternatively written as Princes…
Anna
Anna
The best beaches next to Istanbul is here (beautiful islands, each of them with its own character)! Within only 35 minutes from home you can…
4. Heybeliada Mahallesi
4. Heybeliada Mahallesi
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Heybeliada Mahallesi, Heybeliada Mahallesi
LocalityPolitical
Ender
A beautiful island without any engine vehicles. Quiet place with nice food especially seafood. You will not re…
Soraj
The second largest and greenest island of the Princess Islands. Kamariotissa and Edward Barton's gravestone ar…
Garen
Very beautiful islands with an amazing view and nature.
4. Heybeliada Mahallesi
4. Heybeliada Mahallesi
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Heybeliada Mahallesi, Heybeliada Mahallesi
Ender
Ender
A beautiful island without any engine vehicles. Quiet place with nice food especially seafood. You will not regret seeing it. You can have a…
Soraj
Soraj
The second largest and greenest island of the Princess Islands. Kamariotissa and Edward Barton's gravestone are the interesting places.
Garen
Garen
Very beautiful islands with an amazing view and nature.
5. Kabatas Iskelesi
5. Kabatas Iskelesi
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21 local reviews
Kabatas Iskelesi, Kabataş
(0212) 244 0181
Establishment
Hilal
One of the best way to enjoy Istanbul is to take a ferry to Bosphorus or to the Prince Islands. From Kabatas, …
Soraj
It is the first station of the tram. There is a seaport that you can use to go asian side or the prices' islan…
Ömer
Dolmabahce Palace Museum, Ferry to Istanbul Islands, Ferry to Uskudar, Walking to Besiktas
5. Kabatas Iskelesi
5. Kabatas Iskelesi
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Kabatas Iskelesi, Kabataş
(0212) 244 0181
Hilal
Hilal
One of the best way to enjoy Istanbul is to take a ferry to Bosphorus or to the Prince Islands. From Kabatas, you can take ferries to both d…
Soraj
Soraj
It is the first station of the tram. There is a seaport that you can use to go asian side or the prices' islands.
Ömer
Ömer
Dolmabahce Palace Museum, Ferry to Istanbul Islands, Ferry to Uskudar, Walking to Besiktas
6. Prince Islands
6. Prince Islands
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Prince Islands
Administrative area level 2Political
Emrah
The Princes’ Islands are a cluster of 9 islands southeast of Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. Mainly car-free, …
Meltem
There are 5 islands. The biggest one is Büyükada. Its nature is amazing! You can rent a bike at there. Up to h…
Ozan Özgür
Fourteen ferries run to the islands each day from 06:50 to midnight, departing from Kabataş' 'Adalar İskelesi'…
6. Prince Islands
6. Prince Islands
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Prince Islands
Emrah
Emrah
The Princes’ Islands are a cluster of 9 islands southeast of Istanbul in the Sea of Marmara. Mainly car-free, the islands are known for thei…
Meltem
Meltem
There are 5 islands. The biggest one is Büyükada. Its nature is amazing! You can rent a bike at there. Up to hill, there are a church and ol…
Ozan Özgür
Ozan Özgür
Fourteen ferries run to the islands each day from 06:50 to midnight, departing from Kabataş' 'Adalar İskelesi' dock.
7. Suada Club Galatasaray İsland
7. Suada Club Galatasaray İsland
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Suada Club Galatasaray İsland
+90 212 263 73 00
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Dragos Holiday
This small and beautiful island on Bosphorus, having various meat and fish restaurants, night club, swimming …
Tanyer
It is an island! Locating in Ortaköy. Free boats are taking you to Su Ada. (Means water island in Turkish) Th…
Maria
SuadaClub is an artificial island. Go to the seafood restaurant called Fish. It has delicious meze and fresh f…
7. Suada Club Galatasaray İsland
7. Suada Club Galatasaray İsland
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Suada Club Galatasaray İsland
+90 212 263 73 00
Dragos Holiday
Dragos Holiday
This small and beautiful island on Bosphorus, having various meat and fish restaurants, night club, swimming pool. It is closed for a whil…
Tanyer
Tanyer
It is an island! Locating in Ortaköy. Free boats are taking you to Su Ada. (Means water island in Turkish) There are also restaurants, pool…
Maria
Maria
SuadaClub is an artificial island. Go to the seafood restaurant called Fish. It has delicious meze and fresh fish.
8. Kabataş
8. Kabataş
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16 local reviews
17 İnebolu Sk.
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Hilal
Take the ferries to go to Prince Islands. My favorite island is Burgazada, a relatively small one. And on the …
Omer
Passenger ferryboats from Istanbul sail regularly to the Princes Islands.The Princes’ Islands (Kızıl Adalar or…
Roxana
The place to take the ferry to go to the Asian side (Kadikoy) or the Princes Islands Also the place to take th…
8. Kabataş
8. Kabataş
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16 local reviews
17 İnebolu Sk.
Hilal
Hilal
Take the ferries to go to Prince Islands. My favorite island is Burgazada, a relatively small one. And on the other side of the island bike …
Omer
Omer
Passenger ferryboats from Istanbul sail regularly to the Princes Islands.The Princes’ Islands (Kızıl Adalar or just Adalar) are a chain of n…
Roxana
Roxana
The place to take the ferry to go to the Asian side (Kadikoy) or the Princes Islands Also the place to take the tram to go directly to Sulta…
9. Maiden's Tower
9. Maiden's Tower
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70 local reviews
Üsküdar Salacak Mevkii
Open · Closes 6:45 PM
+90 216 342 47 47
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İdris
After a fortuneteller told the sultan that his daughter will be poisended, the sultan build a tower on an lone…
Atilla
Maiden's Tower is symbol of Istanbul, it stands on the sea just like an island but it is a tower. Ask me the l…
Sema
You can take a ferry to Üsküdar and then take a boat to little island with tower on it. You must read the prin…
9. Maiden's Tower
9. Maiden's Tower
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70 local reviews
Üsküdar Salacak Mevkii
Open · Closes 6:45 PM
+90 216 342 47 47
İdris
İdris
After a fortuneteller told the sultan that his daughter will be poisended, the sultan build a tower on an lonely island for his daughter to …
Atilla
Atilla
Maiden's Tower is symbol of Istanbul, it stands on the sea just like an island but it is a tower. Ask me the legend about it, if you want. N…
Sema
Sema
You can take a ferry to Üsküdar and then take a boat to little island with tower on it. You must read the princess history before you go the…
10. Kalpazankaya Restaurant
10. Kalpazankaya Restaurant
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8 local reviews
Kalpazankaya Restaurant, istabnul
Open · Closes 1:30 AM
(0216) 381 1111
Establishment
Umur
If you have time much than 4-5 days in Istanbul, you should escape from city to Princes Islands. This is quite…
Sebnem
Restaurant with a spectacular view in Island good place to try Turkish raki and mezze with seafood..
Serim
I think the restaurant with the best sunset view and atmosphere in all the islands.
10. Kalpazankaya Restaurant
10. Kalpazankaya Restaurant
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8 local reviews
Kalpazankaya Restaurant, istabnul
Open · Closes 1:30 AM
(0216) 381 1111
Umur
Umur
If you have time much than 4-5 days in Istanbul, you should escape from city to Princes Islands. This is quite one. Restaurant has nice view…
Sebnem
Sebnem
Restaurant with a spectacular view in Island good place to try Turkish raki and mezze with seafood..
Serim
Serim
I think the restaurant with the best sunset view and atmosphere in all the islands.
11. Adalar
11. Adalar
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7 local reviews
Adalar, Adalar
LocalityPolitical
Burak
If you want to escape the city head to the islands! On the islands you can walk around, go to the beach or tak…
Ilhan
The Princess Islands, no motor vehicle is allowed, the only transportation at the island is the horse cars.
Fatma
The princess islands is one of the best places to be seen in İstanbul. It is possible to see many islands.
11. Adalar
11. Adalar
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Adalar, Adalar
Burak
Burak
If you want to escape the city head to the islands! On the islands you can walk around, go to the beach or take a carriage ride. There are n…
Ilhan
Ilhan
The Princess Islands, no motor vehicle is allowed, the only transportation at the island is the horse cars.
Fatma
Fatma
The princess islands is one of the best places to be seen in İstanbul. It is possible to see many islands.
12. Sultanahmet Square
12. Sultanahmet Square
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4 local reviews
1 Atmeydanı Cd.
(0212) 283 13 96
Bus stationTransit stationPoint of interest
Tuğba & Aytaç
Sultanahmet district is the old administration center of Ottoman Empire. Topkapi Palace also located there. So…
12. Sultanahmet Square
12. Sultanahmet Square
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4 local reviews
1 Atmeydanı Cd.
(0212) 283 13 96
Tuğba & Aytaç
Tuğba & Aytaç
Sultanahmet district is the old administration center of Ottoman Empire. Topkapi Palace also located there. Soguk Su street is full with his…