Basilica Cistern: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

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Basilica Cistern: Skip the line Ticket with Guided Tour

Skip the line Admission with your talented guide and have a visit of Underground Cistern.

Duration: 1 Hour
Skip The Line:
Live Guide: English
Pick-up Services: Not available

Highlights

  • Venture into the underground palace that is filled ancient wonders such as the Medusa Pillar Bases, and the Hen’s Eye Column.

Full Description

It has been built by 1. Justinian. Due to its uncountable column, it has been named as Cistern Palace in public. The cistern which has been located over ~9800 sqm area can store ~100.000 ton water.

After the conquest of Constantinople, cistern has been used for a while to use the water for the gadens of Topkapı Palace. The most interesting piece of the cistern is the head of Medusa. According to a Greek myth, the head of Medusa protects the place where it stays. "

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Includes

  • Entrance Fees
  • Professional Guidance in English
  • -

Meeting point

Guided tours start at the Bigbus Bus Stop in front of the Hagia Sophia museum.
Our guide carries a flag with the logo of Istanbul Tourist Pass.

Location

Know Before You Go

  • This tour ticket does not allow you to enter to the museums alone. You need to meet with the guide at scheduled time.

About your Host

Cityberry Tourism

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