Caravanserais

Some articles on caravanserais, caravanserai:

Safavid Dynasty - Economy - Travel and Caravanserais
... first half of the 17th century, travelling through Persia was easy because of good roads and the caravanserais, that were strategically placed along the route ... Thévenot and Tavernier commented that the Persian caravanserais were better built and cleaner than their Turkish counterparts ... Caravanserais were designed especially to benefit poorer travellers, as they could stay there for as long as they wished, without payment for lodging ...
Shaki, Azerbaijan - Main Sights - Museums
... As of 18th century, five big Caravanserais (Isfahan, Tabriz, Lezgi, Ermeni and Taze) were active in Sheki but only two of them have survived ... The upper and lower Caravanserais were built in 18th century and used by merchants to store their goods in cellars, who traded on the first floor, and lived on ... Both Caravanserais includes view of all convenience and safety of merchants and their goods ...
Aksaray - Places of Interest - Caravanserais
... There are three monumental caravanserais in the neighbourhood of Aksaray ... This monumental caravanserai then became the largest in Turkey ...
Sultanate Of Rum - Culture and Society
... In their construction of caravanserais, medreses and mosques, the Rum Seljuks translated the Iranian Seljuk architecture of bricks and plaster into the use of stone ... Among these, the caravanserais (or hans), used as stops, trading posts and defense for caravans, and of which about a hundred structures were built during the Anatolian Seljuqs period, are ... The largest caravanserai is the 1229-built Sultan Han on the road between the cities of Konya and Aksaray, in the township of Sultanhanı depending the latter city, enclosing 3,900 square meters ...