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Anadolu Kavagi

Anadolu KavagI, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 216 320 20 56
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US$102.89*
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Half-Day Istanbul Bosphorus and Black Sea Cruise with Lunch
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US$22.73*
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Long Bosphorus Tour From Istanbul
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US$477.34*
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Private: Romantic Evening Cruise on the Bosphorus on Your Own Yacht
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Today Anadolu Kavagi is a sleepy fishing village located near the narrowest part of the Bosphorus. But the ruined castles, fortifications and ancient temples that surround it show how strategically important the area has been for millennia. The hills above the village give a beautiful view of the water and a welcome respite from city noise.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“yoros castle” (13 reviews)
“black sea” (35 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Anadolu KavagI, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Ferry ticket 25TL. Excellent value for money. Almost 2 hrs on ferry from eminonu. Departs at 1030 hours. Unforgettable and stunning views of bosphorus and the buildings on both sides. Ferry stops for 2 and half hours. Small village with nice fish restaurants....More

3  Thank kamalilahi
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Most people will visit on the daily tourist ferry, which gives you 2.5-3 hours here. After eating and then walking up to Yoros castle (worth it for the views to the Black Sea), you've still got time to kill. There are about 3 streets in...More

2  Thank mrdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Utterly charming little village on the Asian side of the Bosphorus. it was the end point of my day cruise from downtown Istanbul and arriving at lunchtime was perfect as the town specialises in seafood. There are loads of restaurants to choose from and it...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Nice 2hr getaway - actually quite close to the big city center... You need to take the Bophoru ferry from Sariyer or the local Bosphorus ferry from Karakoy on a daily Bosphorus tour. Once you get off the ferry, you're surrounded with local fish restaurants,...More

Thank Alkim A
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

it is a small village with 5 to 10 restourants. if you want to spent some time it is surely fine but a lot is possible in downtown or oyher hit spots.

Thank Orkun T
Reviewed 26 August 2016

There are boats from Eminönü to Anadolu Kavagi. This little fisherman town is on the Asian side of Istanbul at the end of the Bosphorus. You can take a boat, stay some hours to have fresh fish and come back to the city.

Thank eumsrenan
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

What a fun day, getting a boat up the Bosphorus with friends and walking up to the ruins on the top of a hill before taking in lunch looking back down at the water and the European side of Istanbul. And good value too. The...More

Thank BonnerGate
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Nice weather , nice building always makes you happy, its better if you visit Yourso before sun set..

Thank Ghambar J
Reviewed 12 July 2016

We took the seven pm boat from Emirgan to Anadolu Kavagi. The Dolphins were jumping along the boat. This little stop is the end of the Bosphorus on the Asian side and it has the best fish restaurants. We also had tempura fried mussels that...More

1  Thank 4historyandculture
Reviewed 25 June 2016

AK doesn't apparently have much to offer. It's very much "the end of the line", although there is always the option for the energetic of climbing up to the castle. But there are several good eateries and it isn't difficult to occupy the time waiting...More

Thank John H
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11 August 2016|
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Response from kelvinwilliama2014 | Reviewed this property |
The ferryboat journey should take 45-60 minutes and is well worth it for the views of the coastline. Take the slowest ferry with the most stops enroute. Once u arrive u can walk around the fishing village with ease. If u... More
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Response from TaijituMonkey | Reviewed this property |
We caught the ferry just to the left of the Galata Bridge on Eminonu. We used the Sehir Hatlan company and did their long cruise. You have to do the long one if you want to get off at Anadolu Kavagi. You can get on the... More
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