As the island was much-frequented place of birds during the seasonal migrations, it was named as Bird Island. During Ottoman reign, the island started to be called as the Pigeon Island. 

   In the Ottoman times and also before, the island was used for securing the shores and for preventing the attacks from the sea. Today, the island is the ideal place to watch the panoramic view of the city and to witness the best sunset of the world. You can also sip your drink at one of the cafes on the island. They have the local drinks and with beautiful scenery they are best for relaxation. 

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    How to Go?...  Pigeon island is connected to the main island with a mole. It can be enjoyable by walk. Also it can be reached with "Ladies Beach" minibuses passing from the centrum every 3 minutes. 

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