By joining our Fast Track Basilica Cistern Tour, you can skip the line of the museum, save time and get enough information about visiting place. You dont need to spend hours on the line of museum with our official lisenced istanbul tour guide.
As Manolya Tours, we will be glad to help you and assist you for Fast Track Basilica Cistern Tour.
15,00€ – 30,00€
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The Hippodrome originally was built by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus in 203 and a horse-racing track. But it was not only used for Chariot Races during the Byzantine Empire. They used to organize Court Ceremonies, Coronations and Parades also took place at the Hippodrome, too. But it got its final shape with order of Emperor Constantine the Great in 324.
Sultanahmet Mosque was built in 1609-1617. It is known as Blue Mosque, but the official name of mosque is Sultanahmet Mosque. There are 21 thousands of blue ceramic tiles adorning the interior of mosque with 260 windows. When the sunlight came in the mosque, it takes blue colour.
Basilica Cistern was designed to service the Great Byzantine Palace and surrounding buildings. It was able to store up to 100,000 tons of water delivered via 20 km of Aqueducts from a reservoir around Belgrad Forest.
Basilica Cistern (Underground Cistern, Yerebatan) is one of the most famous cisterns in Istanbul. It was built during Byzantine Empire and later on not used by Ottoman Empire and forgotton for long time. Since it discovered and restored now. It is used as a museum since 1988.
You will see tow Medusa Heads at the end of Cistern as well. It is really busy during high season. By joining one of our Fast Track Basilica Cistern Tour, you can skip the line of cistern and get enough information.
The Fast Track Basilica Cistern Tour offers a captivating journey into the depths of Istanbul’s history, allowing visitors to discover the remarkable Basilica Cistern. This underground marvel, also known as the “Sunken Palace,” provides a glimpse into the city’s ancient past and architectural ingenuity.
In this article, we will delve into the allure of the Fast Track Basilica Cistern Tour, highlighting its historical significance, fascinating features, and the immersive experience it provides to those who embark on this subterranean adventure.
The Fast Track Basilica Cistern Tour presents a captivating opportunity to explore the hidden depths of Istanbul and delve into the city’s historical and architectural treasures. With expedited access, visitors can fully immerse themselves in the subterranean wonders of the Basilica Cistern.
From its historical significance to the mesmerizing architecture and atmospheric lighting, every aspect of the tour invites visitors to step back in time and unravel the secrets of this remarkable underground sanctuary. Embark on this extraordinary journey, and let the Fast Track Basilica Cistern Tour transport you to the captivating world beneath Istanbul’s surface.