Historic Sultanahmet square, once a bustling Byzantine chariot race arena, now an open-air museum.


The Hippodrome, nestled in the heart of Istanbul's historic Sultanahmet district, is an open-air museum that whispers tales of the Byzantine Empire's past. Once a vibrant arena pulsating with the energy of chariot races and other spectacles, it now stands as a testament to the city's rich history. Visitors can traverse the grounds, imagining the roar of the crowds and the pounding hooves of racing chariots. Architectural wonders like the iconic Obelisk of Theodosius and the enigmatic Serpentine Column stand as silent witnesses to bygone eras. The Hippodrome's location offers easy access to other historical gems like the Hagia Sophia, the Blue Mosque, and the Topkapi Palace, creating a seamless journey into Istanbul's captivating past. Whether you're a history buff seeking a glimpse into the city's vibrant past or a curious traveler yearning to experience its cultural tapestry, the Hippodrome awaits to unveil its story.

Hippodrome is a few minutes' walk away from Eresin Hotels Sultanahmet.

No:2 Sultan Ahmet Parkı 34122 İstanbul Turkey