REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Valencius (Bozdoğan) Aquaduct

BRIDGES, WATER ARCHES, CISTERNS,RESERVOIRS

Valencius (Bozdoğan)
Aquaduct is In Saraçhane in Istanbul, its constuction was commenced during the reign of Constantinus I (306-337) and was completed by Emperor Valencius in 378. It brought drinking water from Alibeyköy to the city. It consists of two arches. It used to be 1 km long, however, only a 800 m. section has survived to present times.