Kaiser Wilhelm II or German Fountain Istanbul
LocationThe German Fountain is located on Sultanahmet Square across from the Mausoleum of Sultan Ahmed I.
The fountain was built in Germany and then transported piece by piece to Istanbul, reassembled in its current site and officially opened January 27, 1901, on the birthday of German Emperor Wilhelm II.
The Style of the German FountainThe fountain’s neo-renaissance style stands on a high floor with of eight stairs, has seven brass faucets and the reservoir is covered by a dome with eight porphyry columns.
The exterior of the dome is bronze green and this and the interior surface are covered in gold mosaics as well as symbols of Sultan Abdulhamid II's and Wilhelm II's calligraphic monograms. The arches between the columns showcase the deep-rooted friendship between Turkey and Germany and it being situated in Sultanahmet Square shows off its artistic value.
Museum of Turkish and Islamic Art Istanbul
Haydarpasa Train Station Istanbul
Small Hagia Sophia Istanbul
Istanbul Property For Sale
2 Bedroom Flat in Future
Off Plan 2 Bedroom Apartments
2 Bedroom Flat in Crown
Istanbul Residence Apartments for sale
Turkish Food Recipes
Cigarette Borek - Pastries
Tea Time Pastry
Keskek or Pounded Meat-Wheat Dish - Red Meat Courses
Pistachio Kebab - Red Meat Courses
Sultan's Pleasure - Red Meat Courses
Fried Aubergine & Bell Peppers - Hot Meze
Pogaca with Feta Cheese Filling - Pastries