Byzantine Hippodrome

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  • Address: Between Aya Sofia and Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Ancient Ruin, Family And Kids

Though little of the original structure remains, one can still see the ruins that commemorate what was once Istanbul’s social and sporting centre. These ruins include the Serpent Column, the Obelisk of Thutmose and the Staties of Porphyrios. Though chariot races are no longer held here, one can still stroll along the now paved racecourse. The government has renovated and preserved this place well. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Istanbul itinerary 7 days.

  • You can visit blue mosque.
  • You can also go to visit spiral column which was built by Persians in approximately 480 B.C. after their victory over the Greeks.
  • In addition to this Kaiser Wilhelm fountain is also worth watching at hippodrome.

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  • Byzantine Hippodrome Address: Between Aya Sofia and Blue Mosque, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Byzantine Hippodrome Timing: 24-hrs
  • Byzantine Hippodrome Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Byzantine Hippodrome(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Byzantine Hippodrome: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 16.44% of people who visit Istanbul include Byzantine Hippodrome in their plan

  • 34.04% of people start their Byzantine Hippodrome visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Byzantine Hippodrome

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

73.12% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Byzantine Hippodrome

People normally club together Cicek Pasaji and Balikpazari while planning their visit to Byzantine Hippodrome.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures