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Yerebatan Sarayi (Cistern Basilica)

Byzantine cistern from the 6th century built by Justinian I. It features fine brick vaulting supported by 336 various type of columns. The Basilica now houses a cafeteria and hosts musical and theatrical performances and a Biannual. There are also two Medusa friezes brought from the Temple of Apollo in Didyma (today's Didim). Its dimensions are 140x70x9 meters.

Cisterna bizantina di Yerebatan Sarayi (cisterna Basilica) del sesto secolo dc costruita da Giustiniano I. Caratterizzata da volte in mattoni sostenute da 336 di colonne. Notevoli due basamenti particolari con testa di medusa portati dal tempio di Apollo in Didyma (odierno Didim). Le dimensioni sono 140x70x9.

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