Theodosius Cistern Istanbul
The Theodosius Cistern was built by Roman Emperor Theodosius II from 428-443 to store water that was being supplied by the Valens Aqueduct that was also supplying water to the Nymphaeum, the Baths of Zeuxippus and the Great Palace of Constantinople. The cistern has a total area of 45 x 25 metres and a roof supported by 32 marble columns that are 9 metres high.
The Theodosius Cistern is open to the public as are the Basilica Cistern and the Binbirdirek Cistern .
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