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Soğukçeşme Sokağı (Street of the Cold Fountain) is a small street with historic houses in the Sultanahmet neighborhood of Istanbul. It is sandwiched in-between the Hagia Sophia and Topkapı Palace. The car-free zone street is named after the fountain situated at its end towards Gülhane Park.

The wooden, two or three-storey Ottoman houses consisting of four to ten rooms date to the 19th to 20th century, and have been restored in 1985-1986.

In these days most of them are using as a special class hotels.

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Additional Photos by ATILGAN CAVLI (cavli) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 204 W: 0 N: 245] (1874)
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