Palace of the Porphyrogenitus

Palace of the Porphyrogenitus

Palace of the Porphyrogenitus, also known as Tekfur Palace, is a ruined palace located in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built during the Byzantine era in the late 13th or early 14th centuries AD as part of the Blachernae palace. The palace was named after the 10th-century Byzantine emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus.

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Istanbul Province

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 13th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Byzantine

Site Features: Byzantine Monuments

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