Basilica Cistern
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Basilica Cistern

Museum in Istanbul, Turkey

The Basilica Cistern, is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul, Turkey. It is a chamber able to hold near 80.000 cubic meters of water, with the roof supported by 336 columns made of marble and arches in between.

photo credit: Hiro Otake İstanbul (Turkey) - Yerebatan Sarnıcı via photopin (license)


Alemdar Mh., Yerebatan Cd. 1/3, 34410 Fatih/İstanbul, Türkiye


Tram: T1 (Sultanahmet Station) Metro: Marmaray Line (Sirkeci Station)

Phone Number

+90 212 522 12 59


Working Hours

You should pay attention to "Medusa Heads".


20 TL

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