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Fountain of Ahmet III

Uskudar Meydani | Uskudar Merkez, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
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an odd building in an odd location

unless they told you, you would not know this is a fountain, its a spectacular but small building... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JLM3080
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Fountain of Ahmet III

The fountain is a large square block built with five small domes. It located in the great square in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rabih S
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Beirut, Lebanon
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Uskudar Meydani | Uskudar Merkez, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

unless they told you, you would not know this is a fountain, its a spectacular but small building between the museum and outside the Topkapi walls, and it quite delightful, its fenced off so you cant go in, but is worth stopping buy as you...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fountain is a large square block built with five small domes. It located in the great square in front of the Imperial Gate of Topkapı Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. It was built under Ottoman sultan Ahmed III in 1728, in the style of the...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

The Fountain of Sultan Ahmed III in Uskudar is an 18th century public water fountain built by Ottoman Sultan Ahmed III. Built in rococo style, the stone and wood fountain is located near Topkapi Palace. Worth a stop and a look while visiting the area.

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Reviewed December 12, 2017

there is a pretty historical building which has been constructed mainly by stone and wood with beautiful art works near Hagia Sophia and Topkapi palace called Fountain of Ahmed the third . since is located near to these two great attraction the fountain can not...More

1  Thank MohammadNejad
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

Just outside of the Topkapi Palace gate this beautiful fountain need real good maintenance and repair. First of all though it is a fountain there is no running water!!

Thank Dogan S
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Reviewed April 21, 2017 via mobile

Ahmed III Fountain Uskudar is located at Uskudar Square... Built in 18 th century. The fountain is still active...

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Reviewed April 15, 2017

It's really amazing to see the detail put into a simple facility for water. Take a close look before entering Topkapi.

1  Thank mrdom
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Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

It's outside the gates of Topkapi Palace. It's a very beautiful building and great for photos. Numerous couples were present taking pictures.

1  Thank G L
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Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favorite structures of Istanbul. Sultan Ahmet III built this fountain or Çeşmesi in 1782. It was built as a charity for the people visiting the Hagia Sofia Mosque, as they could drink water and perform ablution before entering the mosque....More

1  Thank HINAWASEEM
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Nice fountain in the Front Gate of TOPKAPI PALACE !!! Wonder Place to visit and to share with friends

Thank Derdeb A
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Uskudar
Home to more than half a million residents, Uskudar on
the Asian side of the Bosphorus is one of Istanbul’s
most densely populated neighborhoods. Once a Greek
colony, later a haven for people from across the
Mediterranean and the Middle East, this gateway to
Asia has been an active and diverse hub for eons.
Still, visitors to Uskudar are often more overcome by
its myriad treasures than by its many thousand
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