REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Yerebatan Palace (Cistern)

BRIDGES, WATER ARCHES, CISTERNS,RESERVOIRS

Yerebatan Palace (Cistern)
It was built by Emperor Constantinus I during the 4th century and was restored and extended by Justinianus in the 6th century. The water came from the Belgrad forest via the Cebeciköy arch. It is 141 m long and 73 m wide. It has 336 pillars 5 m apart and 8 m high.