Basilica Cistern in Istanbul

category: architectural highlight, museum
price: $ $$$$
breathtaking beautiful cicstern with its symmetry and almost the size of a cathedral (the largest surviving Byzantine cistern that lies beneath the city of Istanbul), commissioned by Emperor Justinian and built in 532, it provided drinking water to various rulers and their realms.
tip by: Logo Gloobles


address: Alemdar Mh., Yerebatan Cd. 1/3

near Basilica Cistern