Sunday, December 25, 2016


Yunus Emre, Sultangazi - İstanbul - Turkey

GPS : 41°05'31.0"N 28°54'25.0"E / 41.091944, 28.906944

Balıklı Aqueduct / Sultangazi photo balikli_aqueduct103.jpg


The aqueduct is 125 metres long and 3 metres wide and 3.5 m in height. The aqueduct has 9 bays.

This aqueduct 4 km south of Cebeciköy is the largest of the aqueducts which were entirely rebuilt in the 15th century during the reign of Sultan Mehmed II on the Roman water line leading from Cebeciköy to Bozdoğan. It is named after an underground pool of water, Balıklı Havuz or Pool with Fish, dating from the late Roman period.

Pool is 12 m x 18.4 m and have 3 rooms.


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