Situated in the Historical Peninsula of Istanbul as one of the earliest examples of the water structures of the city with a history of 1600 years, the Şerefiye Cistern does not offer an inscription but is believed to be built during the rule of Theodosius II (408-450) based on the architectural characteristics.
With an area of approximately 45 m x 25 m, this Cistern was supported by 32 marble columns reaching 9 m in height.
The first session of this magnificent visual feast, which is experienced every day in the mystical atmosphere of the cistern, starts at 09.00 and ends with the final session at 18.00. The show lasts approximately 10 minutes.
Mapping show is held in cooperation with TUCE Investment.
* The Şerefiye Cistern is open to visitors every day of the week between 09.00 and 19.00.
* As our institution is not affiliated with the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture and Tourism, the MuseumPass is not valid.