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Istanbul/Basilica Cistern

Travel Guide Europe Turkey Marmara Istanbul Istanbul/Basilica Cistern

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Introduction

The Basilica Cistern is the largest cistern in Istanbul. It was built in the 6th century, during the Byzantine era. It is located next to Hagia Sophia.

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Opening Hours

9-5

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Cost

10 Lira no discounts for students

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Getting There

By Train

Via tram get off at Sultanahmet stop.

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Eat

Cafe available to consume food by candlelight.

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Drink

Cafe available

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Sleep

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This is version 8. Last edited at 19:10 on Mar 22, 09 by boulderman. 1 article links to this page.

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