Discover the Basilica Cistern beneath the streets of Istanbul with a guided tour. Skip the long queues and wonder at the ancient site as you admire the architecture and Medusa heads.
About this activity
- Free cancellation
- Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
- Reserve now & pay later
- Keep your travel plans flexible — book your spot and pay nothing today.
- Duration 30 minutes
- Check availability to see starting times.
- Skip the line through express security check
- Live tour guide
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Meet your guide at the exit gate of Basilica Cistern. Look for the Istanbul Welcome Card flag. Entry is not possible without a guide.Open in Google Maps ⟶
Know before you go
- You will skip the ticket lines, but you cannot skip the security line
- During high season the security check can take up to 30 minutes