The Princes' Islands are comprised of nine idyllic strips of land located in the Sea of Marmara. They have been a popular retreat since the peak of the Byzantine period, with the natural beauty and vibrancy of Istanbul's Princes Islands continuing to make them a top destination for those visiting Turkey.
To get the most out of your visit to the Princes' Islands it is essential to stay at well-located accommodation in Istanbul. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Asia is the perfect place to relax with a Turkish bath or sauna after a day exploring the beautiful island chain.
Visiting Istanbul's Princes' Islands
The Princes' Islands are a place where holidaymakers can go to enjoy a more restful pace to life, with motorised vehicles banned from the nine isles.
History lovers should visit Büyükada, the largest of Istanbul's Princes' Islands, which is home to the sixth century Ayia Yorgi Monastery and the Ayios Dimitrios Church. The island of Kinaliada is perhaps the most picturesque of the Princes' Islands, with its fiery beaches and beautiful fauna making it the ideal day trip for visitors looking to unwind.
Food and drink are central tenants of the culture of the Princes' Islands, with holidaymakers able to dine on the region's rich seafood accompanied only by the island's trademark tranquillity.
Where to stay in Istanbul?
The Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Asia sits almost on the very gateway between Europe and Asia, with guests able to easily access the city's sprawling transport system to reach the Princes' Islands. During their stay guests of this Istanbul hotel can enjoy one of its195 stylish rooms and the excellent Core Grill and Bar restaurant.