Basilica Cistern

Basilica Cistern - eresin hotels topkapi

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 is also known as the Basilica Cistern since there was a Basilica in the place where the cistern. It will take 15 minutes by tram to go to the Blue Mosque from Eresin Hotels Topkapi.

1/3 Yerebatan Caddesi 34110 İstanbul Turkey

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