Basilica Cistern - 140 70 m

The cistern provided a water filtration system for the great Palace, has the capacity to store 100,000 tons, was opened to the public and is 140 70 m. The cistern was to repeated subject renovations, is surrounded by a firebrick wall with a thickness, was used as a location for the 1963 James Bond film and was used as a setting in Pawn. The Basilica has disappeared the cistern, was reconstructed by Illus after a fire. Texts indicated that the Basilica, claim that 7,000 slaves, suggest that the tears on the column pay tribute. The ceiling is supported by a forest of 336 marble columns. The Basilica cistern has undergone several restorations, has been renovated until today. Repairs were carried out during the Ottoman State in the 18th century. The repair was completed during the 19th century during the reign, was made during the rule of Sultan Abdulhamid II. Medusa column bases located in the corner of the cistern. Gyllius ranged around the cistern on a rowing boat.

140 70 m