Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range
map
Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
Classic Walking Tour of Old Istanbul
"Hagia (St.) Sophia one of the greatest marvels of architecture constructed as a basilica in the 6th century by Emperor Justinian. Built in the year 537 by Byzantine Emperor Justinianus St.Sophia has been the largest cathedral in the world for nearly a thousand years. It is considered the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture. After having been the Patriarchal basilica of Constantinople it was converted into a mosque in 1453 by Sultan Mehmet II. the Conqueror and in to a museum by Atataürk in 1935.Blue Mosque facing Hagia Sophia famous with its blue Iznik tiles and unique with 6 minarets
From EUR35.00
 
Old City Private Day Tour From Istanbul
"Hippodrome: The former center for entertainment sports and political activities in the city during the Roman and Byzantine Empires. You will be able to see the Obelisk from Egypt Serpentine Column from Delphi and fountain of Willhelm II.St.Sophia: The Church of Holy Wisdom undoubtedly one of the greatest architectural creations in the World used as a mosque during Ottomans and serving as a museum today.Blue Mosque: One of the biggest mosques of Istanbul from 17th century architecture is one of the principal adornments jewellery leather and souvenirs. Topkapi Palace: The great palace of the Ottoman sultans from the 15th to the 19th centuries housing an exquisite collection of cyrstal
From EUR74.00
 
Istanbul Highlights Morning Tour
" After a pick up from your centrally-located hotel take a tour of the Sultan Ahmet Center in the heart of the Old City from where the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires were ruled. Hagia Sophia which means Church of the Divine Wisdom is one of the greatest marvels of architecture. It was originally constructed as a Greek Orthodox basilica in the 6th century then a mosque from the mid 15th century until 1935 when it was transformed into a museum where you will make a stop. Visit the Blue Mosque
From EUR35.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Buyukada

Restaurants - be aware of potential rip offs!

Before we even arrived on Buyukada, we'd been hassled by someone on the mainland who wanted us to visit his restaurant. This pretty much set the tone for our meal on the island.It may be because it...
BlueLlama's Profile Photo
BlueLlama
Jan 20, 2008

Stoopid night club

We were just about to go and have a nap after a long day spent on Buyukada hills, when it has begun. Somebody started singing live around 23:00 in the night club which is next to an excellent Splendid...
Emiralex's Profile Photo
Emiralex
Sep 13, 2005
 
 
Sponsored Listings

Hotels Near Buyukada

Hotels
Nizam Mahallesi Turkoglu Sokak No:5, Istanbul, 34970, Turkey
Show Prices
Hotels
23 NISAN CAD.MACAR SK.NO:2 BUYUKADA, Istanbul, Turkey
Show Prices
Hotels
Refah Sahitler Cad. 88, Heybeliada, Istanbul, Turkey
Show Prices
Hotels
Rihtim Caddesi No 62, Kadikoy, 34716
Show Prices
Hotels
Emex Plaza No. 160 Kartal Sahilyolu, Istanbul, Turkey
Show Prices
Hotels
Rihtim Caddesi, Yogurtcu Sukru Sk. 2, Istanbul, 34714, Turkey
Show Prices

Things to Do Near Buyukada

Things to Do

Museum of Calligraphy

Printing after nearly four hundred years the invention of it, was taken to Ottoman Empire in the 18th century by the first printer Ibrahim Müteferrika. Ottoman Empire was too late to the technology of...
View More
Things to Do

Arasta Bazaar

The Arasta Bazaar is very near to Ayia Sofia and Topkapi, less than 5 minutes' walk on foot. It's a pretty old bazaar, built in the 1600s and its revenue originally intended to help support the nearby...
View More
Things to Do

Zeynep Sultan Camii

The Zeynep Sultan Camii was built as a tribute by the Sultan Ahmed III for his daughter Zeynep and thus dates from the 1760s, the end of the Ottoman heyday and the beginning of the long decline...
View More
Things to Do

Besiktas District

Beşiktaş is pronounced Beshiktash. It is an area on the European shores of the Bosphorus. Its name literally means Beşik = cradle, taş = stone, so Beşiktaş = cradle stone. This name comes...
View More
Things to Do

Serpentine Column - Twisted Column

The three interwined bronze serpents which form the Serpent Column were the base of a trophy that oce stood in the Temple of Apollo at Delphi. This trophy was dedicated to Apollo in gratitude by the...
View More
Things to Do

Camlica Hill

I wouldn't have gone to Camlica Hill had I not taken a half-day tour. And I didn't originally intend to take a half-day tour...but that's another story. Camlica Hill is on the Asian side, in the...
View More

Top 5 Buyukada Writers

Arkeolog's Profile Photo

Arkeolog

"BUYUKADA"
View Member
Raimix's Profile Photo

Raimix

"Buyukada - escape to intercultural island"
View Member
BlueLlama's Profile Photo

BlueLlama

"The big island"
View Member
gilabrand's Profile Photo

gilabrand

"Buyukada: An Island Without Rush Hour"
View Member
morgr's Profile Photo

morgr

"Buyukada"
View Member