Sultanahmet Square

Byzantine Hippodrome

  • Binbirdirek, Sultan Ahmet Parkı No:2, 34122 Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey

Discover the ancient Hippodrome of Constantinople in Sultanahmet, Istanbul. This historical site, once the social center of Byzantium, fascinates with its surviving monuments like the Serpent Column and the Obelisk of Theodosius. Today, it’s a public square surrounded by architectural marvels, reflecting a blend of Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman histories. Ideal for history buffs, the Hippodrome offers a journey through time in the heart of Istanbul.