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Hippodrome

78
TripExpert Score based on reviews in 4 publications
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Highly recommended

by expert reviewers

Top 1% in Istanbul About the TripExpert Score

4 expert recommendations

6

Fodor's

It takes a bit of imagination to appreciate the Hippodrome—once a Byzantine stadium for chariot racing with seating for 100,000. Full review →

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Frommer's 35

Watching the modestly clothed couples with their children strolling through this park on a Sunday afternoon, it's hard to imagine the centuries of rowdy chariot race. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet

The Byzantine Emperors loved nothing more than an afternoon at the chariot races, and this rectangular arena was their venue of choice. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide Tick 0 Stars

This vast oblong square dotted with a few obelisks is all that remains nowadays from the prestigious Roman hippodrome Full review →

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