The Karadeniz Medrese Cistern

The Karadeniz Medrese cistern, which supplied water to Istanbul during the Byzantine period, is being unearthed

One of the many cisterns, similar to the Basilica Cistern, that fulfilled Istanbul’s water needs during the Byzantine period, the Karadeniz Medrese Cistern, will be brought to light. Located under the Fatih Mosque, the Black Sea Madrasa Cistern with 43 columns is 51 meters long. The cistern is located on the historical peninsula known as…

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