Architecture

Basilica Cistern

Istanbul, Turkey

Yerebatan Sarnıcı [Turkish]
Yerebatan Sarayı [Turkish]
Cisterna Basilica [Latin]
Basilica Cistern

Architecture

Architecture: Basilica Cistern

built
532-542
culture
work type by function
patronage

Specifications

Specifications: Basilica Cistern

height
9.0 m
width
65.0 m
length
138.0 m
area
9,800 m²

Geography

local language location name
İstanbul, Türkiye [Turkish]
historic location names
Istanbul
استانبول (Istānbūl) [Ottoman Turkish]
Constantinople
‎قسطنطينيه (Qusṭanṭīnīya/Ḳosṭanṭīnīye) [Ottoman Turkish]
Constantinople
Κωνσταντινούπολις (Konstantinoúpolis) [Greek]
Κωνσταντινούπολη (Konstantinoúpoli) [Greek]
Constantinopolis [Latin]
historical affiliations
542-1204
1204-1261
1261-1453
1453-1923

Image characteristics

maximum image resolution
4,604 × 3,120  pixel
39.0 × 26.4 cm (300 dpi)
capture date
image processing
colour corrected
copyrights
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