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The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Walls of Constantinople ( Theodosian Walls at the Selymbria Gate ) 

The Walls of Constantinople are a series of defensive stone walls
that have surrounded and protected the city of 
Constantinople ( present day Istanbul )
 since its founding as the new capital of the 
Roman Empire by Constantine the Great.
 They are the last great 
fortification system of antiquity and one of the most complex and elaborate systems ever built.

 

The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

The Golden Gate in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Golden Gate in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

 

The Xylokerkos ( Belgrade ) Gate in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Xylokerkos ( Belgrade ) Gate in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

Gate of the Spring in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

Gate of the Spring in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

The Gate of Charisius ( Adrianople Gate ) in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Gate of Charisius ( Adrianople Gate ) in the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

The section of the Theodosian Walls that adjoins the walls of Blachernae
 The Palace of Tekfur is in the background

Where the Walls of Constantinople meet the sea near Yenikapi in Istanbul in Turkey

Where the Walls of Constantinople meet the sea near Yenikapi

The Marble Tower on the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Marble Tower on the Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul in Turkey

The Walls of Constantinople in Istanbul

The Rumelihisari Fortress seen from the Bosporus

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