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"Walk through Hippodrome" Hippodrome - Atmaydani Tip by albaaust

Hippodrome - Atmaydani, Istanbul: 66 reviews and 131 photos


The Sultanahmet Square /Hippodrome is where chariot races were run and was the centre of Byzantine civic life. Only three monuments have survived: the Obelisk of Theodosius, the bronze Serpentine Column and the Column of Constantine.
This is a nice area to walk through on the way to the Blue Mosque with its 18th century houses which have been restored from Ayasofya or the other way round.

Address: Sultanahemet
Directions: Almost opposite AyaSofya

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 22, 2008
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