Fountains & Cisterns

Water is vital for the survival of humanity so throughout the history of Istanbul people tried to gather drinking water in the city. The people of Istanbul built various fountains around the city to provide water to others, and they also made huge cisterns underground for the city’s needs. Read More

Here you can find and explore fountains and cisterns in Istanbul. Water from some of the fountains is drinkable but still, be careful if you are not familiar with tap water.