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Obelisk of III. Tutmosis

Sultanahmat Meydani | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Sultanahmat Meydani | Sultanahmet, Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very near the Blue Mosque so when walking past its hard to miss. Obviously nothing spectacular but interesting and in a nice area with seating for a quick rest.

Thank KS&HC
Reviewed 1 week ago

it is a tiny obelisk near the great mosques of Istanbul, i think it doesn't worth to visit and wasting your time it also doesn't have an entrance fee.

Thank Ali R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located very close to the Hagia Sofia it bears a quick look especially if you have not visited other Obelisks such as in Rome.

Thank worldwandererAtlanta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I do like Obelisk where ever I see them in the world. This one is worth looking at. It's located at the Hippodrome, next to the Blue Mosque.

Thank MrBakar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can see egyptian art for free. 2 columns beside each other with paitings on them. It would not take more than 10-15 mins.

Thank Mostafa M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

free to see next to the blue mosque. it's ancient egyptian relic in the middle of istanbul which is pretty cool.

Thank kristyrebecca
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Take a photo here The 26 metres tall obelisk stands on one side of the Hippodrome, in front of the Blue Mosque. Interesting to see and great to take photos with. I just marveled how they brought this thing all the way from Egypt to...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

An Egyptian obelisk next door to the Blue Mosque. Well preserved and easy to get to and see. A few other points of historical interest in the area too.

Thank NauticalVoyager
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This Obelisk of Theodosius was brought in 4th century AD from Egypt by Roman emperor Theodosius I to Constantinople. The huge stone piece is covered by hieroglyphics. The piece is known to be originally built in 1400 BCE in Egypt and was placed in Temple...More

Thank Prabir G
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This fantastic monument is placed in sultan Ahmet Medan full of history .it resembles the ones in Egypt

Thank Khalid M
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With so many unmissable attractions within a mere
stroll of each other – and all set around the site of
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prime location for visitors to be wowed on a truly
epic scale. Beyond the wonders of the Blue Mosque, the
Hagia Sophia, Topkapi Palace, and more, this
relatively small area of Istanbul somehow manages to
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