REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

Sultanahmet Square Fountain

FOUNTAINS, POOLS

Sultanahmet Square Fountain
It is in the square in front of the main gate to Topkapı Palace. It was built during 1728-1729 by Ahmet III, and is among the important works of art of the "Tulip Period" of the Ottoman Era. It is based on a 10 x 10 m. plan with spouts on each of its faces and corners. It is famous for its architecture and decorations.