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This island off the coast of Istanbul is part of the Princes Islands group...

This island off the coast of Istanbul is part of the Princes Islands group and was the home of famed Turkish writer Sait Faik who died in 1954.

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When you go to island there are few thing to do besides eating and drinking at restaurants.Going to "Kalpazankaya bay beach", Walking tour around island, visiting "Sait Faik... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Serdar U
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158 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When you go to island there are few thing to do besides eating and drinking at restaurants.Going to "Kalpazankaya bay beach", Walking tour around island, visiting "Sait Faik Abasiyanik" museum, horse carrier tour around island( I am protesting the activity due to the horses life condition and situation). Walking tour is very good and healty for everybody without climbing part... More 

Thank Serdar U
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54 reviews
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Had wanted to visit here for some time, the place smells and after seeing the horse and carriages I thought they were poorly treated

1 Thank loripori17
Istanbul, Turkey
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112 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Burgazada is by far the least crowded island among the Prince Islands, especially compared to Buyukada, which is the biggest, and Kinaliada, which has more of a city life to it. This one is also the least populated one (less than 2,000), but it draws a lot of people, both tourists and locals, in the summer months. I usually prefer... More 

Thank Murat B
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Here is a plan for Istanbul. Take the boat from Bostanci to Burgaz Ada. Costs about 5 TL per person When you arrive at the island, turn right. The first Restaurant is Cardak Restaurant. You can comfortably eat there After lunch have a walk in the island. You can take a ride on a horse cart Enjoy your time and... More 

1 Thank Mehmet T
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to visit the Islands of the Princes, firstly you should come either Big Island or Burgazada. There is also a museum of Sait Faik Abasiyanik who is one of the greatest Turkish writers. Must be visited! Try the puff dough dessert(Milföy) at "Ergun Patisserie" It's very delicious! Enjoy it.

1 Thank Seden P
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Burgazada is one of the Princess Islands. Rather quiet and peaceful comparing to infamous Buyukada, you can walk in the gorgeous streets without clashing tourists and horse carriages. The island is famous of being muse to Turkish poets. If you are a lonewolf who does not like crowds this island is your pick in Princess Islands. Enjoy your walk in... More 

1 Thank belizcan
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A 70-minute ferry trip from the Galatta Bridge piers brings you to this quaint island inhabited by a Greek community (take the ferry that goes to Adalar). The pier area on Burgazada is filled with lovely cafes that serve great Greek and Turkish food. Catch a horse-drawn cart and explore the island and stop at various look-out points. You can... More 

3 Thank Lahiri66
Sandton, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

After all the rave reviews on tripadvisor and in travel books we added Princes islands as a must visit on our week travel to Istanbul. Boy were we disappointed. We took the 7.5TL one way ferry to the island which took about 1.5 hours. On arriving there were loads of ice cream sellers, cafes and overpriced souvenir shops around the... More 

3 Thank Iloveshoesalot
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Well if you need a day out on island and away from the crowd of Buyukada island Burgazada is the best option, you can hike till the top and even visit the Monastery and also the church while coming down ur way.. enjoy the fruits you can find on ur way too..

Thank Kamran R
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My fiancé and I went to visit the Princes' Islands and we decided to visit this one. This island has amazing views of the Sea of Marmara and many wonderful places to walk around, no cars at all and u can go around by bicycle, walking or rent a carriage driven by horses, but is much better to do it... More 

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