Divan Road, which means “Road to the Imperial Council“, is an ancient road where today the tram line operates between Sultanahmet Square and Beyazit Square and hosts variety of historical sites and architectural relics from the Ottoman, Roman and Byzantine periods, hotels, tourist shops, cafes and restaurants. It was the most important road during the Byzantine era. A very lively and tourist street in the Sultanahmet region.
What to See
Along the Divan Road, you may see;
- Medreses (schools),
- Roman forums,
- Byzantine monuments such as Cemberlitas, the Burnt Column,
- the remains of the Theodosian Arc d’Triumph,
- the Cemberlitas Hamam (Turkish Bath)