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The Walled Obelisk

Coordinate: 41º00’19.52’’K 28º58’29.52’’D Height: 42 m 


Done by whom, and construction date is uncertain. It is also named after Porphyrogenitus Constantine VII (913-959), who repaired it in the 10th century. The Walled Obelisk raising in south of the Hippodrome is 32 meters long. It looks like a mass of block for made of different sizes of stones. Gold filled bronze discs on the column were plundered by Latin invading Istanbul.