Basilica Cistern


13.9/5(1 Rating)
Ranked 5 of 18 sightseeing in Istanbul

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Rajat Poddar

Rajat Poddar3.9/5

5 reviews

Quite interesting underground relic from the past

In Sultanahmet, water storage facility in olden times. Worth a visit particularly on a hot day, it's cool down there. Planked walkways for a subterranean stroll, mood lighting and right inside, Medusa's heads.

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