Incredible Scenes ... Fact or Faked?
Is this a real place or a fantasy?
Yes, it is real -- the famed underground Yerebatan Saray Sarnıçı, also called the Basilica Cistern, a below-ground Byzantine fresh water reservoir in downtown Istanbul, Turkey. It was built in the latter years of the Roman Empire, then forgotten until in the Middle Ages residents reported being able to catch fish from shallow wells.
What about this icy roadway?