"cistern!" Basilica Cistern - Yerebatan Saray Tip by iaint

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by iaint

This is the old water supply to the palace, located underground opposite Aya Sofya...complete with fish.

It's cool, so cool, so in summer it's worth the entry fee for that alone!

But seriously, it is interesting how sophisticated the Byzantine plumbing can be...

Address: 13 Yerebatan Caddesi
Directions: Sultanahmet
Phone: 522 1259
Website: http://www.yerebatan.com/

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  • Updated Jan 30, 2010
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