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Monastery of St George

Büyükada, the biggest of the nine Princes’ Islands (Adalar) is an excellent destination if you want to escape the city for a day. Below you’ll find a fair impression of it. There are two versions available: a YouTube version (smaller in size) and a WVM version (bigger in size). The length of both movies is […]

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In the past, the island was called Prinkipo after the Greek word for prince, but these days it’s called Büyükada. Logical, because with an area of 5,36 km² it is the biggest (büyük) island (ada) of the nine Princes’ Islands. Life on the island is very laid-back. The elegant, wooden mansions together with the typical […]