Basilica Cistern (Yerebatan Sarnici) dated back in 532.
Huge columns was built in symmetry. Water pond below served as a reservoir previously.
Write up about Basilica Cistern and Medusa.
Main attraction is the Medusa head. War weapon to turn enemies into stones?
90 degree rotated Medusa head. No one know exactly why the head were rotated that way. Its still a mystery until today.
Lighten up columns in Basilica Cistern.
Walking on the wooden platform.
Fishes underneath the wooden platform.
GPS/Coordinate: 41.008368, 28.977835
Address: Alemdar Mh. Yerebatan Cd 13 34410 Fatih/İstanbul
Entrance fee: 20 Turkish Lira for foreigner.
Public transport: 8 minutes walk from Sultanahmet tram station.