Cisterna de Basílica
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The Basilica Cistern, is the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul. It has built by the Romans in 3rd century for providing water to the city. Turkish name of the place "yerebatan" means "sunken" in English.
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One of the nicest things to see in the old city, but so many tourists miss it out.
Basilica Cistern is one of the places you will fall in love, in Istanbul. It is an underground cistern and very unique.
the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul (that is formerly Constantinople), Turkey.
The largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul.
Ten minutes walk from us, opposite Hagia Sofia. this well renovated Roman Cistern (water reservoir) is not only spectacular but provide a nice break from the heat of the summer.
In historical island, this place offers the best atmosphere among blue mosque, ayasofya and else.
it is located in the old city Sultanahmet, its a must visit where you will also see the legend Medusa. Dont forgot to visit Hagia Sofia while you are out there.
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