"German Fountain on the Hippodrome Square" German Fountain - Kaiser Wilhelm Fountain Tip by ania70pl


Also called Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II. It is an octagonal building with water taps around which was constructed in 1898. Inside the fountain, there are mosaics which depicts the signatures of Wilhelm II and Sultan Abdulhamit II, the sultan of that time. This fountain was to commemorate the alliance of German Empire and Ottoman Empire against the allied powers of Russia, Great Britain,France and Japan before the World War I.

Address: Hippodrome, Sultanahmet Square

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