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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ancient aqueduct is fantastic condition. It is always awe inspiring to see the marvels of the ancient Roman empire. A must see.

Thank Clinton C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The aqueduct was once the most important means of bringing water to to a number of important buildings in the sixth century. These included the Cistern, the Ahilleus Bath and the royal palaces, gardens were also watered from it. The first Ottoman sultan Mehmet II,...More

Thank Rabih S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An easy 10 minute walk from Sulymaniye mosque this impressive Roman structure stands tall and firm. Worth a small detour if you have time. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one impressive structure and must be seen. It certainly wont take long, but its close to lots of other attractions

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My wife and I visited the Aqueduct of Valens (Bozdoğan Kemeri), during a 5-day visit to Istanbul. The 800-metre-long aqueduct dates from the Byzantine period (fourth century) and is in remarkably good condition. It straddles a main road and is best viewed from either of...More

Thank Richard_Harpum
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

An amazing achievement that it still stands over 1500 years after it was built. Difficult to get a true appreciation without a drone or helicopter flight and if you want to get close, be prepared to dodge at least six lanes of traffic. Perhaps what...More

Thank Brendan K
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I wouldn't call it a must-see in Istanbul, unless of course you are an aqueduct aficionado ;-) It's OLD and it's WELL-preserved. Most cities in the world would have torn it down to allow wider lanes for the busy road that crosses under the aqueduct....More

Thank None of Y
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Structure still standing to date .Coming out of sehzade mosque on there is beautiful park from where one gets a good view of aqueducts

Thank Shehla2017
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I don’t know why it’s not advertised well . It blows my mind every time I see this engineering masterpiece.... It’s how water was distributed to the city back in time ... I’ve walked here twice last week on my ten day trip to Istanbul....More

Thank ATASERT
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This aqueduct was transporting water to "the cistern" near Hagia Sophia (2 must see landmarks). The area surrounding the remains of the aqueduct is a bizarre mix of old and decrepit buildings, shops, new office buildings... Watching the traffic rushing through the pillars of the...More

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streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
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