The Golden Gate or Porta Aurea Istanbul
HistoryOriginally, it was a tripartite monument arch that was built in
The gates were only ever opened after a victory or when the emperor and his generals would parade through them. The gate remained in use until 1216 when Emperor Michael VIII Palaeologos rode through to celebrate his return to power and for ousting the Fourth Crusaders from Istanbul after which the arch was sealed for good.
LocationGolden Gate is located in Yedikule in Fatih .
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