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III. Ahmet Fountain

III. Ahmet Fountain in 1729. Mehmet Aga is the architect of the fountain, he built it for the mothers of the Sultan. The fountain, built with Turkish rococo architecture, has five small domes that make the floral reliefs striking.

III. The Ahmet Fountain is not a squirt, but a fountain. There are fountains on the four corners of the building. At the front side of these fountains it should be seen signed line works of 17th century by Ottoman poet Seyit Vehbi Efendi. Also on the structure Sultan III. Ahmet has a handwriting. It is known that three windows in the corners and the saplings underneath it were provided with sherbet instead of water. The fountain which was located at the sea front has been moved to the present place with the arrangement of the plaza.

At the intersection of the fountain you can see Topkapi Palace and Soğukçeşme Street. you can add places toyour visit list.

III. Ahmet Fountain Visiting Information

Address: Cankurtaran Str.., Soguk Cesme Road. 34200 Fatih Istanbul

Transportation: III. Ahmet Fountain, Eminönü and Beyazit are within five minutes walking distance. With any means of transportation you need to walk up and down in Sultanahmet stop.


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