Heraklion Fountains

Genitsar Aga

Yenitsar Aga Fountain
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The fountain of Yenitsar Aga is located at the beginning of the Avenue Ikarou, below the epigraphy collection and opposite the Archaeological Museum. It was originally embeded outside a beautiful mansion on the corner of the streets Markou Avgeri and Paleologou, which was demolished in 1980.

The relief cock is located inside an arch-shaped structure, surrounded by two large pillars with rosettes. The water was collected in a marble sink with rich relief decoration.

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Additional Info

  • Location: Heraklion Prefecture
  • Peak Period: Ottoman Era (1669 - 1898)
  • Accessibility: Paved road

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