Use the fast track line and enter the underwater cistern with an
official Basilica Cistern guide. Learn about the construction in 534
BC, its use as a water reservoir during the Byzantine Empire, and take a
closer look at the world famous Medusa Heads.
5 Reasons to book this Basilica Cistern Ticket
- Fast track entry with official Basilica Cistern guide.
- Learn about the story of the cistern from its construction in 534 BC until today.
- Take amazing pictures from famous movie scenes. The Basilica Cistern was host to many Hollywood productions like:
- James Bond in 1963 with Sean Connery and in 2013 the movie Inferno with Tom Hanks.
- Enjoy the 30-minute highlights tour with your local specialist
- Stay inside the Basilica Cistern as long as you want.
Included in Basilica Cistern VIP Ticket
- Skip the lines and use the fast track entry
- 30-minute highlights tour in English
- Basilica Cistern authorised tour guide
Cancellation and Changes to this ticket are possible at any time free of charge.
For any questions you have please contact us.
Istanbul Tourist Information