Serpent Column

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  • Address: Atalar, Sultan Ahmet Sk., 34862 Kartal/İstanbul, Turkey, Istanbul
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, Architecture
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Serpent column is located in the Hippodrome area of Istanbul and is also known as the Delphi Tripod, or Plataean Tripod. This ancient bronze column looks magnificent and was built to commemorate the Greeks who fought and defeated the Persian Empire at the Battle of Plataea (479 BC). Preserving the Greek and Roman antiquity at its best, this tripod looks stunning. Historically, this column has been talked about by many writers in the ancient literature such as Herodotus, Thucydides, Demosthenes, Diodorus Siculus, Pausanias the traveller, Cornelius Nepos and Plutarch.

Serpent Column Travel Tips

  • Recommended to be visited during daytime.

Entrance Ticket Details For Serpent Column

  • Entry is free.

How to Reach Serpent Column

  • By Light rail station: Gulhane

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  • Serpent Column Address: Atalar, Sultan Ahmet Sk., 34862 Kartal/İstanbul, Turkey, Istanbul
  • Serpent Column Timing: 24-hrs
  • Time required to visit Serpent Column: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 0.52% of people who visit Istanbul include Serpent Column in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Serpent Column visit around 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Serpent Column

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Serpent Column

People normally club together Bayezid I I Mosque and Palladium Avm while planning their visit to Serpent Column.

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

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