Princes Islands

Princes Islands,

Turkey: see Kizil AdalarKizil Adalar
or Princes Islands,
group of nine small islands (1990 pop. 19,413), c.4 sq mi (10.4 sq km), NW Turkey, in the Sea of Marmara, near İstanbul. The islands are a popular resort area. They were used as places of exile in Byzantine times.
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Princes Islands

 

(also Kizil Adalar), an archipelago belonging to Turkey in the northeastern part of the Sea of Marmora. Nine small mountainous islands with a total area of 10,800 sq km make up the Princes Islands. They have a Mediterranean subtropical climate with evergreen vegetation, gardens, and vineyards. Vacation homes and seaside resorts are on the islands.

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Bagdat Street - popular with both shoppers and diners - is just a short hop away and the Istanbul Park Grand Prix Centre, Anadolu Hisam, Palladium Shopping Centre, Princes Islands and Maiden Tower are all nearby.
The archipelago of nine Princes Islands, with their verdant pine forests and spectacular scenery, provides an excellent getaway from the city.
The schedule invariably includes visits to at least two mosques and a trip to the Princes Islands, the islands that were once a place of exile, but now provide a balmy escape from the overheated city.