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Basilica Cistern is located in a historic area of Istanbul known for its stunning cathedral and top museums. The neighborhood is home to 1785 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.
Staying Near Basilica Cistern
Choose from 756 hotels and other accommodations within a mile of Basilica Cistern, including these picks:
- Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel: With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. Our customers like its pool and proximity to the airport.
- The Ambassador Hotel: This 3.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and a restaurant. Expedia travelers love its quiet rooms.
- Sura Design Hotel and Suites - Boutique Class: This 5-star hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and beach locale.
Things to See and Do Near Basilica Cistern
After you've visited Basilica Cistern, you can discover the sights and attractions within just a few miles of the area.
Study the collections at Hagia Sophia, Pera Museum, or Le Arts Turcs. Sultanahmet Square, Blue Mosque, and Topkapi Palace are landmarks that you won't want to miss. You can watch performances at Nardis Jazz Club, Galata Whirling Dervish Hall, and Borusan Sanat if you're interested in local theater.
Grand Bazaar and Galata Tower are both worth a visit while you're checking out the area. Spend some time checking out Taksim Square, which is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Basilica Cistern, or make a stop by Dolmabahce Palace, located 2.4 mi (3.8 km) away.
Traveling around Basilica Cistern
With so many ways to get around, seeing the area around Basilica Cistern is simple. You can take advantage of metro transit at Laleli-University Station, Aksaray Station, and Aksaray Tram Station. If you're taking a train into town, Istanbul Yenikapi Station, YeniKapi Station, and Istanbul Kumkapi Station are the stations closest to Istanbul City Center.