Istanbul: Guided Tour Basilica Cistern with Skip the Line Tickets

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From $31.65

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 30 minutes

Departs: Istanbul, Istanbul

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Make the most of your time in Istanbul with skip-the-line access to Basilica Cistern.
Travel back in time to the Byzantine Empire and see the Basilica Cistern
Save time waiting in long lines with skip-the-line entry to the Basilica Cistern
Admire the Roman architecture of the cistern with stunning pillars and arches
Walk on the wooden walkways to see the famous upside-down Medusa heads

What's Included

30 minutes guided tour

Expert local guide

Skip-the-line tickets for the Basilica Cistern

Walking tour at a relaxed pace

What's Not Included

Transport to the meeting spot

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 6
  • YOUTH: Age: 7 - 14
  • ADULT: Age: 15 - 99

Additional Info

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Basilica Cistern
Join your group led by an expert guide at the world-famous Basilica Cistern and travel back in time on an informative and fun tour led by an expert guide. Benefit from our priority admission to head in faster.
See the fascinating underground pillars and learn about Byzantine architecture and the infrastructure of the Subterranean Palace.
Walk on the wooden walkways crossing across the water until the famous upside-down Medusa head.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Included

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