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Istanbul Fountains Cisterns – The German Fountain

The German Fountain (Alman Cesmesi) or the Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm U, surrounded with columns that are open at the top and a dome, is located between the Hippodrome and the Blue Mosque. The fountain is built owing to a trip of Kaiser Wilhelm U to the East, thus named after him. At Meydani (Sultanahmet).

Fountain of Sultan Ahmet III

This decorative fountain, standing just next to the outer entrance of the Topkapi Palace was built in Ottoman-Baroque style in 1728 and taken the name of Sultan Ahmet III. The beautiful relieves on it, framed bow-windows, stalactite decoration and tiles as well as its overhanging roof are dazzling.

Tophane Fountain

Istanbul Fountains Cisterns – Tophane Fountain (Tophane Cesmesi), the most dazzling Baroque fountain in Istanbul, is located between Kilic Ali Pasa and Nusretiye mosques in Tophane. It was built by Sultan Mahmut I in 1732. Its marble walls ornamented with flowers, arabesques and its overhanging roof are good examples of liveliness of Ottoman Baroque style. Necatibey Caddesi, (Tophane).

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The German FountainThe German Fountain (Alman Cesmesi) or the Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm U, surrounded with columns that are open at the top and a dome, is located between the Hippodrome and the Blue...

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