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Hippodrome of Constantinople

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"Sultanahmet Square or the Hippodrome of Constantinople is a square in Istanbul, Turkey. Previously, it was a circus that was the sporting and social centre of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire. The word hippodrome comes from the Greek hippos, horse, and dromos, path or way. Check out the Egyptian Obelisk, the Spiral Column, the Column of Constantine Porphyrogenitus and the Kaiser Wilhelm II fountain."

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