History & heritage tours

Basilica Cistern fast track tickets

Availability: Daily
Duration: 20 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Skip the line and enter the Basilica Cistern
  • Enjoy a 20-minute tour by an official Basilica Cistern licensed guide
  • Learn all about the history of the ancient water cistern
What to expect

Skip the lines, save valuable time and enjoy a 20-minute orientation walk by an official Basilica Cistern licensed guide.
Meet your guide and learn all about the biggest ancient water cistern built in 336 with two very famous Medusa heads. The Basilica Cistern is one of the most visited museums in Istanbul.

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Alemdar, Yerebatan Cd. 1/3, 34410 Fatih/İstanbul

Meeting point:

Meet your guide at the entrance of the Basilica Cistern.

What to remember
  • After the tour you can stay inside the Basilica Cistern as long as you want
  • The tour will be in English
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Daily at:

  • 09:30am
  • 11:30am
  • 1:30pm
  • 3:30pm
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Istanbul Welcome Card
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 12 hours before the activity begins.

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