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Yerebatan & Binbirdirek Cistern

Binbirdirek Cistern was built by Constantine I the Emperor in the 4th century and Basilica Cistern was built by Justinian I, the Emperor of Byzantine in 542 in order to meet the water need of the palace. Both of the cisterns which are in the middle of the historical peninsula have legends reached the present day. The interesting legends of the Basilica and the Binbirdirek Cisterns make them more mysterious and intriguing. You must experience the history-smelling atmosphere of these important constructions of Istanbul.