The charms of Constantinople 3; The million stone

We all know zero point in NY. US declared the ruins of twin trade towers as center of the world. Around 1600 years ago, when Constantinople was constructed, a monument was erected in order to mark the center of the world. It is known as million stone. It is located in Sultanahmet district of old town.

Roman Empire was a developed empire. They had knowledge on city planning and construction. Engineering was on the peak of the history. Even today we aren’t capable of reaching some of them. Constantinople was one of the metropolitan cities of the ancient world. It was the equvalent of New York of modern times. So those monuments had many things to tell us. That’s what archeaologists want to find out.

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