Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Манастир Благовештење ( Monastery of Blagovestenje )


 
 Ovcar and Kablar stands a group of monasteries that were built during Turkish rule. Monastery Blagovestenje ( Annunciation ) is one of them which was build in 1633 during reign of Murad IV.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II (1901) - German Fountain

The neo-Byzantine style German Fountain's design was by German Architecture Max Spitta with mosaics by August Oetken and inscriptions were by Turkish Ahmet Mutar Bey.


Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II

Dome of Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II


The monograms in the stonework are those of Abdülhamid II and Wilhelm II, and represent their political union.

Monogram of Wilhem II
Monogram of Abdülhamid II
Fountain of Kaiser Wilhelm II