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I took a ferry from kadikoy which cost around 6 TL and it was an approx. 1 hour journey. Best way... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saurabh G
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Crowded by Locals on Sunday

We took the ferry from Istanbul to the first island (whose name I forget). We went on a Sunday and... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
John T
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Macmasters Beach, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took a ferry from kadikoy which cost around 6 TL and it was an approx. 1 hour journey. Best way to explore the island is by renting a bike. I biked all around the island and had a great experience. Old era houses, stunning...More

Thank Saurabh G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We took the ferry from Istanbul to the first island (whose name I forget). We went on a Sunday and the wharf was quite crowded with locals on a day out. We were advised to queue and did so with others but when the ferry...More

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We came to Burgaz island, the second one of the Princes Islands on a weekday in May so our experience may be different from the weekend visitors who may be disappointed by the crowd. The island was very quiet, green and fragrant especially with orange...More

1  Thank Nesligul D
Reviewed 2 April 2017 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...More

Thank Serdar U
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
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...More

Thank Murat B
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...More

1  Thank Mehmet T
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...More

1  Thank Seden P
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...More

1  Thank belizcan
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...More

3  Thank Lahiri66
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