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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Mobile
Underground Treasure

Basilica Cistern is a unique underground architecture in Istanbul. It dates from the sixth century and provides an incredible touch and a history meeting It was a totally fascinating and different experience for me to walk underground in a cistern lit by artificial lights and be aware of water dripping sounds. The highlight was of course to see Medusa’s head resting in its place.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Camera: SM-N920T
Copyright: © kevin Hu