Princes’ Islands Istanbul Buyukada

Istanbul Buyukada is also known as the Prince Islands and journeys on the island are made by phaetons instead of cars. Buyukada is one of the places where tourists are attracted not only from Turkey but also from many countries of the world.

Buyukada: It is a perfect option for people who want to spend time in a peaceful environment and at the same time get away from the stress of the crowd. If you are planning a trip to Buyukada or doing research about places to visit, you can check out the rest of the article.


Buyukada: is the biggest island of Istanbul. Transportation is very easy with regular ferry services. This island, which has especially panoramic sea and Istanbul views, is known for its quiet and calm environment. This island, where you can take a pleasant walk, examine historical residences, and also spend pleasant moments in different social areas, is one of the places that should definitely be included in your travel plans.

Top 5 places to visit in Istanbul Buyukada

Buyukkada – Dilburnu Nature Park (Dilburnu Tabiat Parkı). It is one of the best places on Buyukada for people who want to spend time in greenery and breathe fresh air. There are many areas where you can bike, walk, have a picnic and also take phaeton rides. For this reason, this park is one of the most important places to see in Buyukada.

Dilburnu Nature Park Islands
Dilburnu Nature Park

Islands Museum / Museum of the Princes’ Islands (Adalar Müzesi). This museum, which contains many artifacts and will give you information about the history of the region, is one of the places you should definitely see. When you want to buy souvenirs for your loved ones during your trips to Buyukada, you can choose the shopping points in this museum and at the same time you can eat and drink something in the cafeterias of the museum.

Museum of the Princes' Islands 2
Islands Museum / Museum of the Princes’ Islands
Büyükada – Museum of the Islands / Museum Of The Princes Islands
Islands Museum / Museum of the Princes’ Islands

Buyukada – Hamidiye Mosque (Hamidiye Camii). In 1893, II. This mosque, which was built in the name of Abdulhamit, immediately attracts attention with its interesting architecture. It is located on a hill in Buyukada. If you want to get information about the must-see places in Buyukada, then this mosque is one of the places you will see the most.

Hamidiye Mosque
Hamidiye Mosque

Buyukada – Aya Yorgi Church (Aya Yorgi Kilisesi). Although it is not one of the usual ostentatious churches, it is still a remarkable building with the decorations used in it. It is one of the most well-known and still actively used places of worship on the island. It is among the places that visitors to Buyukada definitely want to see and visit. The church is one of the places where both domestic and foreign tourists show interest.

Aya Yorgi Church Buyukada
Buyukada Aya Yorgi Church

Buyukada – Viranbag Beach (Viranbağ Plajı). This beautiful beach, where you can enjoy the sea and the sun during the day, also has social facilities where you can have something to eat and drink in the evenings. It is an ideal place to have a drink against the sunset view and spend time away from stress. While enjoying swimming at the beach, you can taste local delicacies at the restaurant.

Dilburnu Nature Park Viranbağ Beach
Viranbag Beach

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