I visited more than one time. It is very magical and peaceful . It has large space. In every step you hear the sound of the building. It was very special experience for me. I like yerebatan sarnıç.
About Basilica Cistern
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Like many things in Istanbul, there was a price to visit this cistern... and with amazing sites such as the Hagia Sofia to explore, I had not even heard of this little gem. By it really is a little gem. When you descend into the...More
Of all the tourist spots in Istanbul this is the one place I have returned to in the 30 years I have been visiting Istanbul. I was captivated by its sheer beauty, its calmness and "other worldliness" the first time I was lucky. It was...More
This is incredible. A reservoir the size of 2 football fields to store water underground. The columns are very impressive. Known as Basilica cistern because it was built where a Basilica once existed.
We were here when there was no water in the Cistern and it was quite expensive to enter for what you got. This was a bust during our trip to Istanbul.
I was truly amazed by what I saw with this historical underground waterway. The age and beauty is hard to explain. If you are in Istanbul you have to go to the Basilica Cistern!!