Serpentine Column Istanbul
History of Serpentine ColumnSerpentine Column (Yilanli Sutun in Turkish) was originally created to
Serpentine Column TodayThe serpents’ heads survived until 1700 when a drunken Polish diplomat is said to have chopped them off and today only a small fragment of one of them remains and can be seen at the Istanbul Archaeology Museum .
The LegendLegend states that if the column was ever destroyed Istanbul would again become a Christian city.
LocationSerpentine Column is located in Fatih .
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