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Anadolukavağı, also known as Anadolu Kavağı, is a neighborhood of Beykoz district in İstanbul Province, Turkey. "Anadolu" is the Turkish name for Anatolia, and "Kavak" means "control post" in Ottoman Turkish referring to the strategical position of the location on the Bosporous. It is directly opposite to Rumelikavağı on the other side of the Bosphorus. The place was called Hieron in the ancient, an important outpost for the Romans and the Byzantines. Wikipedia
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Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea Day Cruise from Istanbul
Explore Istanbul on a full-day cruise along the Bosphorus Strait and the waters of the Black Sea! With an onboard guide, learn about Istanbul and enjoy three stops to discover some of the landmarks. See where the city’s Ottoman-era sultans spent summer vacations at Ortaköy and Rumeli Hisarı Fortress, and take a tour of Küçüksu Palace — one of the city’s gems. Swim in the Black Sea at the coastal village of Poyrazköy or explore the medieval ruins of Anadolu Kavağı. An onboard lunch featuring Turkish meze is also included.
Bosphorus Strait and Black Sea Half-Day Cruise from Istanbul
Take a leisurely afternoon cruise along Istanbul’s Bosphorus Strait, and enjoy an onboard lunch and visit to the Black Sea, too! After savoring delights such as Turkish meze and grilled chicken while the sightseeing boat is docked, cruise from Rumeli Hisarı Fortress along the Bosphorus Strait, passing Galata Tower, Bosphorus Bridge and more. Pass into the open waters of the Black Sea, and stop for a swim at the coastal village of Poyrazköy or explore the medieval ruins of Anadolu Kavağı before returning to Istanbul.