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Mollafenari Mahallesi, Vezirhan Cd. No: 16-18 | Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s just a column but it’s so old incredibly built it’s magnificent. If you have the time just sit and check it out

Thank Gary P
Reviewed May 19, 2018

My wife and I walked past the Column of Constantine during a 5-day visit to Istanbul. Apparently, it is one of the most important examples of Roman art in Istanbul. However, it is now showing its age and is supported by numerous steel struts and...More

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Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

It is amazing to see so many beautiful and mind shocking stuff in Istanbul especially one like this in the middle of the ottoman culture all the way from Roman Empire

Thank nihan19721969
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

The Column of Constantine is one of the most important examples of Roman art in Istanbul. The column is located on Yeniçeriler Caddesi in the eponymous neighborhood of Çemberlitaş, Fatih, central Istanbul, along the old Divan Yolu (the 'Road to the Imperial Council') between the...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2017

I initially had no idea about this location, as I stumbled upon it for the first time after returning from the grand bazaar. After returning home (Bangladesh), I enquired about this place and was quite surprised to know that I had encountered a structure of...More

Thank Asif A
Reviewed April 28, 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

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Reviewed February 4, 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 January 18, 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 January 3, 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 November 28, 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

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