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The Egyption Obelisk, in the Hippodrome
22-OCT-2004 Andrys

The Egyption Obelisk, in the Hippodrome

Istanbul, Turkey

The Hippodrome, now called Sultanahmet Square (after Sultan Ahmet I),
was built in the 2nd-3rd centuries after the Roman conquest, for Emperor Constantine
(so, the old name 'Constantinople'), as a 2nd capital for the Roman Empire.

Canon PowerShot S400
1/160s f/7.1 at 7.4mm full exif

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