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The 1001 Columns Cistern

The 1001 Columns Cistern

     Water supply has always been an important issue in Istanbul. All the Byzantine emperors who lived there tried to solve this problem. In 330, during the construction of the Palace of Lausus near the Hippodrome and the courthouse, Constantine I also ordered the construction of a cistern beneath it. Read the rest of this entry »

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