Column of Constantine
Tower in Istanbul, Turkey
The Column of Constantine (Turkish: Çemberlitaş Sütunu), also known as the Burnt Stone or the Burnt Pillar, is a Roman monumental column constructed on the orders of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great in 330 AD. It commemorates the declaration of Byzantium (renamed by Constantine as Nova Roma) as the new capital city of the Roman Empire.
Mollafenari Mahallesi, Vezirhan Cd. 16-18, 34120 Fatih/İstanbul
Tram: T1 (Çemberlitaş Station)
The column is located on the Street of the Janissaries (Yeniçeriler)