Basilica Cistern

Interior of the Basilica Cistern near Eresin Hotels Express

One of the magnificent historical buildings of Istanbul is the Basilica Cistern located in the southwest of Hagia Sophia. This large underground cistern, built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinianus (527-565), was named the "Basilica Palace" among the people because of the marble columns rising from the water. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go to the Basilica Cistern from Eresin Hotels Express.

1 Yerebatan Caddesi 34110 İstanbul Turkey