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Byzantine Hippodrome, Istanbul, Turkey

 
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kachou_n's pictureby kachou_n Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 3rd of October, 2010
Originally the home of sports games in the Byzantine period, the Hippodrome has been later converted into a park. It is open to the public all day long and is quite close to other major attractions such as the Ayasofya, the Blue Mosque or the Topkapi Palace. You can even find the Byzantine Cistern not far from the park.

Though full of motor-coaches in the high season, the park is still a great place to bee, especially if you visited the sights I just mentioned and would just like to have a short rest.

Address:
Hippodrome of Constantinople, Binbirdirek Mh., 34122 Istanbul Province/Istanbul, Turkey

Price:
Free.

 
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