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Constantine Column

Yeniceriler Cad | Divan Yolu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Yeniceriler Cad | Divan Yolu, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

The cross was believed to save constantinople from all evil like earthquakes, invasion attacks, etc. Underneth the column there were rumors that the sacred cup, and dress of jesus christ was buried. Pope visited ghe column and a digging was made I remember, perhaps 30...More

Thank moshonis
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Ancient Istanbul has many wonderful treasures and this is one of them. However, you can't read up on it at the site - well I could not find anything like the three language signs that are all over old Istanbul. Read up before you get...More

Thank Roddy P
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Its in old Town, was walking and it caught my eye. That's when I figured out what is wall. The photos are correct, birds hanging off of it everywhere. A great picture shot been around since almost 330 AD.

Thank G L
Reviewed 4 January 2017

This column is very centrally located, so if you start moving around the Old Town you're very likely to see it at some point. It's really old but besides that it's probably not a place to specially plan a visit to.

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We came across this odd looking column whenever we travelled on Divanyolu. It was a landmark that helped my daughters navigate their way to our hotel. Çemberlitaş is a Turkish word which means "stone with hoops". As you walk down the Divan Yolu from the...More

Reviewed 28 November 2016

An important example of Roman art found in Istanbul between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazıt Square. Also known as the Burnt Stone this is a Roman column built around 330 AD to commemorate Roman emperor Constantine the Great's declaration that Byzantium be the new capital city...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

This column seems to be extremely old but nice to be seen. It is within walking distance from sultanahmet mousque.

Thank Xeina J
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The Column of Constantine summarise the thousands years of history of Costantinopole. Byzantine and Roman and Ottoman. I am very glad to have it seen this time has the column has been in restoration for many years. In addition Istanbul was almost empty from tourists...More

Thank Travelaround59
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The Constantine Column is located in a small square by the main street between the Grand Bazaar and Sultanahmet Square. In a city full of historical monuments and excited by the fact that the Grand Bazaar is just down the street, one can easily miss...More

Thank AzlanFirman
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

The Column of Constantine, also known as the Burnt Stone, is a Roman monumental column constructed on the orders of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great in 330 AD. It commemorates the declaration of Byzantium as the new capital city of the Roman Empire.

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Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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