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1-Hour History Tour Of Basilica Cistern
  • Tour Category

    Group Tour

  • Tour Types

    Architecture, History, Sightseeing

  • Duration

    1 Hour

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Sign-up for this one-hour tour to the Basilica Cistern, or Cisterna Basilica, the largest of several hundred ancient cisterns that lie beneath the city of Istanbul.  Marvel at its design and architecture, and learn interesting facts about it. 

  • Venture into the cavernous depths of Basilica Cistern
  • Explore the Basilica Cistern
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    • Meet your Istanbul tour guide at the agreed-upon location to begin with your tour.

    • Visit the Basilica Cistern or Cisterna Basilica. The enlarged cistern provided a water filtration system for the Great Palace of Constantinople and other buildings on the First Hill and continued to provide water to the Topkapı Palace after the Ottoman conquest in 1453 and into modern times.

What's Included
  • Tickets 

  • English-speaking Istanbul tour guide 

What's Excluded
  • Tips and gratuities 

  • Transportation

Meeting Point

Alemdar, Basilica Cistern, Yerebatan Caddesi, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Price Details
The group size and price
1 To 2EUR 30 Per Group

This is a group tour

Starting From


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EUR 30 / group

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