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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the hill here is steep and tiring. You get out in 30 minutes and you get out in 5 minutes. at the exit, you'il get someplace worth getting tired of. in the end you will encounter a wonderful landscape. there you will enjoy sipping your...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

Im not really reviwing the church, more Princes Island in general ! I didnt know the church on the hill was there, I was just following other people. Great views and a nice resturant when you get there

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kelly B
Reviewed March 22, 2019 via mobile

It was a reason to get on the top of the hill on a bad road. The views are splendid. The church has a story, but the current building is not really spectacular.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Anfrist
Reviewed November 6, 2018

It was a great experience. We hired a horse carriage and went to the base of the hill that this church is located. On the way there, the scenery is magnificent. The road is filled with old mansions, full of trees, what a lovely picture....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christos K
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Once you reach the top, it feels so worth it. I thought it had an Amalfi coast feel. Try to catch the sunset there. (Make sure you have the stamina for the climb. We chose to hike instead of cycling, which was a better decision...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank emeskayy
Reviewed June 16, 2018

It is a bit of a long walk uphill to the church, but there are plenty of rest stops along the way and guys selling expensive water. Great views

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Brenton K
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

It is a bit far and difficult to reach however the history attached and as well as the architecture is worth to visit

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank nihan19721969
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

I climbed up to the monastery in 20 minutes from the square where all the hotse-drawn carriages stop. Totally doable and certainly worth it. The view from the top is breathtaking,the monastery is very small yet magical. There is a beautiful restaurant as well. It's...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

After arriving on this small and beautiful island i decided walk around a bit.. took an uphill climb and discovered this lovely and quaint church. Didnt expect to see a church here but was pleasantly surprise. At this site you can get a better view...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Coryy20
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Take the morning ferry from Eminönü 08:00 to Büyükada 09:35, the last and biggest of the Prince islands. It cost only 5,2 TL (2017) with the Istanbul Card. Take a walk from the harbor up to the Aya Yorgi Kilisesi, on the top of the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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