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About Prince’s Islands: Heybeliada

Posted by MEK on 15 December 2022

Heybeliada island is the largest island of Istanbul after Büyükada. The reason why the island is called Heybeliada is that when viewed from afar. The island resembles a satchel that was dropped to the ground. And Heybeli means “with a satchel”. It is one of the most sought-after summer resorts in Istanbul. Also, Heybeliada hotels are an important detail to talk about. It is famous not only for its nature, clean air, and beauty. However, it is also known for its institutions, including the Navy, Sanatorium, and Seminary (Priest) School.

Today, the island’s population is around 7,000. However, this population increases several times during the summer seasons. When the daily visitors in the summer are added. It can be thought that the summer population of the island exceeds 50 thousand. Hotels in Heybeliada are one of the important matters for short trippers.

Ferry services to Heybeliada started in the middle of the 19th century. With the wealthy Greeks, a significant amount of the Turkish population also lived on the island. It is due to the presence of the Bahriye (Navy). The population increased in 2000 after the start of the ferry services. These ferry services generally bring people who want to enjoy the Heybeliada plage. Heybeliada was a calm place like other islands. It started to regain its vitality in the 1950s.

Things to Do in Heybeliada

The island is also very rich in terms of activity. You can take a cool walk or ride a bike on its long and quiet roads. You can have a picnic in its natural areas and also swim in the sea. Güzel Koy would be a good option for this activity. Since the air is very clean, prime minister İsmet İnönü also chose this place for treatment.

There are many places to visit on the island, which is home to historical monasteries, important museums, and houses of famous names. In the island, you can visit historical places and taste delicious dishes of famous places, cycle around the island, or do fun activities.

Real Estate in Heybeliada

Heybeliada with its cultural sightseeing and beautiful Heybeliada beaches and nature, also with beautiful wooden frame houses is a beautiful place to live. It was home to lots of poets, philosophers, and authors with its inspiring atmosphere. If you want to share this atmosphere, you can contact us to feel this experience.

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