SULTANAHMET SQUARE: SQUARE OF HORSES
Can you imagine horses occupying the heart of the city? In the heart of Istanbul, there is Sultanahmet Square that is also known as the Horse Square. The neighborhood earned this title because of the fact that in Byzantian times, the square was used for chariot races.
As a living history, the neighborhood hosts some of the most important landmarks of the city like Sultanahmet Mosque, Hagia Sophia, Hippodrome and many more.
If you are interested in exploring Istanbul’s historical part, do not forget to stop by at the Sultanahmet Square.