Cisterna de Basílica
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The Basilica Cistern, is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul. It has built by the Romans in 3rd century for providing water to the city. Turkish name of the place "yerebatan" means "sunken" in English.
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1/3 Yerebatan Cd.
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This subterranean structure was commissioned by Emperor Justinian and built in 532. The largest surviving Byzantine cistern in İstanbul, it was constructed using 336 columns, many of which were salvaged from ruined temples and feature fine carved capitals. Its symmetry and sheer grandeur of…
An important resource for those who want to visit historical sites and museums. Moreover, the location of our apartment is very close. From here, you can reach Kabataş tram and reach here in 8 minutes.
The largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul. Absolutely breathtaking and definitely worth seeing.