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Skip the line Basilica Cistern Tickets with Highlights Tour
Skip the Line
Say goodbye to long lines through fast track entry into the Basilica Cistern.
Appreciate the cathedral-sized cistern better with an English-speaking guide.
Marvel at this sunken palace and discover an artificial freshwater lake the size of two football fields.
Witness facets of the cistern which were featured in popular Bond movies.
Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.
Basilica Cistern: Skip The Line Ticket With Guided Tour
Skip the Line
Avoiding waiting in line outside the ancient Basilica Cistern thanks to these skip-the-line tickets.
Meet your expert English-speaking guide at the designated meeting point and enter the monument.
The Basilica Cistern was built back in 532 AD and is one of Istanbul’s many hidden underground water reservoirs.
According to Greek mythology, Medusa used to guard this building herself - you can even see two Medusa heads at the base of columns here.
See the illuminated marble and granite columns and learn about how different eras used different materials to build them.
Fun fact: Dan Brown’s
and James Bond’s
From Russia with Love
were filmed here.
Ages 3-7 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
Get a full refund on canceling this ticket 24 hours before the schedule.