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Yerebatan Saray

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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.
İstanbul, 34410
Telefone+90 212 522 12 59
Status dos horários de funcionamentoAberto · Fecha às 5:30 PM

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Mehmet Nafiz
Mehmet Nafiz
September 22, 2019
The Basilica Cistern was the largest underground cistern, it was used to supply water to the city of Constantinople. The Byzantines had in purpose built large cisterns to store water in order not to be in short supply of water during the summer. The tank is a large underground room with columns that…
September 20, 2019
This is a must visit place while you are already in the old city area
August 31, 2019
Still functioning Basilica with some statues inside, fat fish and water.
Barış Fırat
Barış Fırat
August 27, 2019
One of Istanbul's splendid historical buildings is the Basilica Cistern located in the southwest of Hagia Sophia. This large underground cistern built by Byzantine Emperor Justinian I (527-565) was named as arasında Yerebatan Palace ere among the people due to the marble columns rising from the…
August 15, 2019
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…