This Byzantine tank (140m long, width of 70m), fueled the original imperial palace, and Zeuxippe baths (currently Roxelane baths). Thereafter, it was used to Topkapi Palace. Water entering through aqueducts Hadrian and Valens. Built by Constantine in the fourth century and enlarged by Justinian, the vault is supported by 336 columns.
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gezimania (6166) 2008-01-09 6:45
An interesting POV in Basilica Cistern, the different structured columns' reflections looks excellent.
charlotte_iona (1115) 2008-01-19 15:40
This shot has very nice geometry to it, with the repeated straight lines of the columns complemented by the semi-circles in the roof lines.
- Copyright: julien al (kyrosteinius) (332)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2008-01-03
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon EOS 400D, 24/105 L f4 CANON
- Exposure: f/11, 5 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2008-01-08 11:33
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