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The German Fountain At Northern End Of The Hippodrome Of Constantinople , Istanb ...

The German Fountain At Northern End Of The Hippodrome Of Constantinople , Istanb ...

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Description: The German Fountain at northern end of the Hippodrome of Constantinople , Istanbul , Turkey , Europe , Asia Minor . The fountain was gift of the German Government . It was constructed to commemorate the second anniversary of German Emperor Wilhelm IIs visit to Istanbul in 1898 . It was built in Germany , then transported piece by piece and assembled in its current site in 1900 . The neo Byzantine style fountains octagonal dome has eight marble columns , and domes interior is covered with golden mosaics .

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