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SUBLIME EXPERIENCE SQUATTING ON THE BOSPHORUS

This Island restaurant, or series of restaurants,bars and pool to be more correct, is really... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2015
kelvinwilliama2014
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Istanbul, Turkey
Cool hangout place

Wonderful idea of a floating island with a great beach club offering a big pool , lounge chairs... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2015
Barbora_11
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Brussels, Belgium
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5 Dec 2015
“SUBLIME EXPERIENCE SQUATTING ON THE BOSPHORUS”
29 Jun 2015
“Cool hangout place”
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Kurucesme Mah. Denizici Bolge 5. Pafta 364 Ada Arnavutkoy, Besiktas, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 December 2015

This Island restaurant, or series of restaurants,bars and pool to be more correct, is really special. You take a short motorised boat ride from the Shore to the Island and then you are in another world. Lovely view of the Bridge especially at night whilst...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Wonderful idea of a floating island with a great beach club offering a big pool , lounge chairs, lot of nice restaurants. A truly cool place to be to experience the modern and trendy Istanbul. The service was however poor - they employ lot of...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2015

The only down side was the boat trip, it was very crowded, on the way in people were standing and sitting on the stairs, however when we got to the Island we forgot about it. very nice Island, no wonder why it's called the Princesses...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2014

Although I visited the island during autumn in Istanbul, it was very pleasing to be there! The view is amazing, standing between the asian side and european side. Whether you go to the restaurant or the rooftop bar upstairs, I can imagine it being a...More

1  Thank Shin I
Reviewed 16 October 2014

Galatasaray island is the constructed island in the middle of boshphor and there are some restourants and night clubs. Galatasaray island is the only island which is owned by a football club.

3  Thank velikadushni
Reviewed 16 October 2014

The trip by ferry to the islands was pleasant but once on the island the was not much to see and do.

2  Thank Charlesvdb
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Especially at sunset this place was simply amazing! In the middle of the bosporus, a magnificent view of the illuminated bridge over a beautiful swimmingpool. Food was quite good as well!

2  Thank Annoula54
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

As a local of Istanbul, i would recommend everyone to visit this island, especially at night. If its a summer night you fall in love with Bosphorus.

1  Thank Aysemys
Reviewed 14 May 2013

This island is in the middle of the Bosperus and is owned by the football club Galatasaray. If you go there in the evening you can enjoy the illuminated bridge and the ships passing by as well as good food.

3  Thank Carsten S
Reviewed 26 July 2009

The Galatasaray Islet (Galatasaray Adası, Kuruçeşme Adası) is a small island on the Bosphorus which is owned by Galatasaray Sports Club. It is located close to Kuruçeşme and offers truly spectacular views of the Bosphorus and the Bosphorus Bridge. An exclusive sports club with an...More

7  Thank Ferien_now
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