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Obelisk of III. Tutmosis

Sultanahmat Meydani | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This fantastic monument is placed in sultan Ahmet Medan full of history .it resembles the ones in Egypt

Thank Khalid M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Obelisk of III Thutmose, adjacent to Blue Mosque,is an excellent piece of architecture at Sultanahmat area of Fatih in Istanbul and must visit!

Thank Rana Riaz S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It isn't so interesting. But again there is history. If you have a chance see it. It is different...

Thank Aysun A
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Nothing very unique or different about this one...if you've seen one elsewhere, they're all pretty much the same!

Thank foodisall
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This old structure is situated at the Ground beside Blue Mosque a very popular place for the Tourists.

Thank Farrukh S
Reviewed July 6, 2017

very old monument and well maintained. And only after our guide informed we came to know that the road we were walking around the Obelisk is old Hippodrome. Our guide informed about the inscriptions from Roman Latin/Greek and obviously the Hieroglyphics.A very rich History.

Thank arunbvkumar
Reviewed June 29, 2017

A real monument showing the splendor of the old Byzantine Empire. Nicely situated and well kept. A must see!

Thank Dogan S
Reviewed June 28, 2017

About a dozen years ago. I was fortunate enough to be able to go on a tour of West Coast of Turkey. Having seen before hand John Romer's Video about the Byzantine Empire (I recommend seeing it if you have a bent for good history...More

Thank David L
Reviewed June 14, 2017

This Obelisk, according to history, was erected at 1490 BC in front of a temple in Luxor by Egyptian Pharaoh. Then, brought to the Istanbul about 4th century. It is amazing it is still up there and tries to educates our minds. Thinking of the...More

Thank FreeJohnny
Reviewed June 13, 2017

An Egyptian monument stands out very proudly in the heart and center of historic Istanbul. Reminds the world how Egyptians were thousands of years ahead of other civilizations

Thank Salah-Hosny91
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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
an ancient Byzantine hippodrome – Sultanahmet is an
overwhelmingly popular tourist destination, and a
prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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