Sabil Suleiman


Built by order of long-reigning Ottoman ruler Suleiman the Magnificent, this door-shaped sabil (public fountain) was crafted from the repurposed ruins of Crusader (and even earlier) buildings; its base is a Roman sarcophagus.

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