Constructed during the 6th century during the reign of Byzantine Emporer Justinian I, the famous two heads of Medusa still stand to welcome visitors. Your licensed guide will share secrets and stories of these subterranean wonders with a tour of the museum, after which you can explore the Basilica Cistern at your own pace.
- * Fast track entry to Basilica Cistern
- * Guided tour
- * English-speaking guide
- All guests are subject to a security check before entering the Basilica Cistern, which can take up to 30 minutes. This ticket does not allow guests to skip the security line. All guests are subject to a security check before entering the Basilica Cistern, which can take up to 30 minutes. This ticket does not allow guests to skip the security line. * Show your smartphone ticket to the Istanbul Welcome Card guide at the Basilica Cistern at the exit gate. * Go to Apple Store or Google Play Store and search for "YourMobileGuide", download "YourMobileGuide" and once in the app, click "All Audio Tours" * You will find the activation code to add in the app in the voucher * In the search field, type the activation code "ymg7" for the "Basilica Cistern" tour and then you can start the tour
- It is the traveler's sole responsibility to have all the necessary documentation up to date, so research in advance everything that is required at the destination of your activity.
Remember that with a pandemic, the documentation required may vary from place to place. Confirm what local authorities may require: proof of full vaccination, negative PCR test, and more. Find out what are the requirements of your destination and the location of the activity.
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