Cistern of Philoxenos

Local nameBinbirdirek Sarnıcı
LocationIstanbul, Turkey

Although smaller than the famous Basilica Cistern, this underground water reservoir is still astounding.
The name Binbirdirek means 1001 columns, however, this is only a phrase used when people in Turkey want to express that there is a multiplicity of something. The real number of the columns is 224. Various events such as fashion shows, exhibitions or fancy dinners often take place here.

Tags CisternExhibition SpaceMuseum
Download Download See more

Opening hours

Daily: 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cistern_of_Philoxenos

Official website http://www.binbirdirek.com/

Email info@binbirdirek.com

Phone +90 533 204 1001

Address İmran Öktem Cad.Binbirdirek Mah., Sultanahmet/Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey

Coordinates 41°0'26.828" N 28°58'26.293" E

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now