Underground Cisterns Tour

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Underground Cisterns of Istanbul

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Since Ancient times the land where Istanbul resides has been a popular place for a culture to live and grow. Ancient times saw a primitive Hellenistic peoples give way to Byzantium and Roman culture. The Roman people always added new buildings when the took over a region, however, the modern city shows very little of this side of history on the surface.

Across the city of Istanbul there is hidden treasure beneath the streets, Roman architecture originally designed to be a holding place for water, now they vary from being dry to hold a small amount of water creating an underground ‘lake’.


Istanbul a city of modern and ancient wonder, once the capital of Rome and now Turkey’s largest city. Around this city there are many hidden treasures to be found, today you will explore the Underground Cisterns.

These underground builds were originally designed to hold water, today these ornate man-made reservoirs offer a look into the past where buildings were ornate regardless to their initial usage. You will walk through the stunning and quiet parts of Istanbul offering a closer look and lesser crowds. Predominantly around the old city of Istanbul, you will walk where thousands have walked before to places that where cool air and outstanding architecture come together beneath the streets.

This unique tour offers a special tour of Istanbul, due to it being new and one of a kind the tour itinerary is hidden. This means the tour is both exciting and intriguing to find out what each of the destinations are.

During your time exploring you will visit approximately 8-10 different sites, these depend on the time of year and opening times.
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Departure Info
  • Tour Duration
    1 Days
  • Departing Cities
  • Returning Options
  • Departure days
    Every day
  • Starting Time
    9:00 AM
  • End Time
    5:00 PM
  • Duration
    08:00 Hours
Essential Info
  • Pick-up Time
    To be confirmed
  • Tour Type(s)
    Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Group Size
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  • Private Bus