REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Mağlova Aquaduct

BRIDGES, WATER ARCHES, CISTERNS,RESERVOIRS

Maglova Aquaduct
This arch was built over the Alibey stream valley in Istanbul during 1554-1562 by Mimar Sinan. It was badly damaged in 1563 due to floods, and was restored in 1564. It is 36 m high and 258 m long. The arch consists of 8 large arches on the lower, and 8 smaller arches on the upper floor.