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Obelisk of Thutmosis III
The Obelisk of Thutmosis III, one of the surviving Hippodrome spina monuments. This obelisk was originally erected in Egypt around 1490 BC, and has been in this spot in Istanbul since 390 AD.
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The German Fountain.
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The German Fountain, located in the Hippodrome.
The Walled Obelisk, the third surviving Hippodrome monument.
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The remains of the Serpent Column (front) and the Obelisk of Thutmosis III (back) in the Hippodrome.
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The Hippodrome. This was where chariot races and other athletic events were once held. Very little remains of the Hippodrome, and the area is a public park today.