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Top 10 Istanbul by Melissa Shales

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Excursions from Istanbul

1. Princes’ Islands (Adalar)

With deserted beaches, pine forests and ancient monasteries, these nine islands in the Sea of Marmara offer a restful break from the city. This is an easy day trip; most ferries from Istanbul (Kabataş) call at the four largest islands – Kınalıada, Burgazada, Heybeliada and Büyükada. On Büyükada and Heybeliada, walking or horse and carriage are the only means of transport – cars are allowed only for essential services.prac_info12 km (8 miles) southeast of Istanbul

2. Yalova

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