The fountain, a 13th century Seljuk structure, is fed by a
spring outside of the wall. To gather water, there is a reservoir built of
brick. Water comes both to this fountain and to a cistern of historical bath by
earthen ware pipe. There is a Seljuk inscription at pediment of the fountain
brought from somewhere else. It is known that people at castle ensured their
water needs if required.
During the restoration, an honorary inscription, belonging
to early Roman period, was found. As a result of excavations carried out in the
ground next to Girene Fountain, a seven steps from walkway at Tophane
Neighborhood to this fountain and a space, which its south and east walls are
partly preserved, are uncovered.