That section was the caravanserai
. The caravanserai
was an open invitation to the world to come and trade in Madina.
were handed over to private investors for a span of 20 years under contracts for restoration, maintenance and operation, said Hossain Khajehbid-Derakhti who heads the province's ICHTO.
The Buddha sat tranquil, his calm shattered by the laughter of little children at Gol Gathri, a medieval caravanserai
Between 1935 and 1975, pioneers such as Jean Sauvaget, Maxime Siroux, and Kurt Erdmann published a series of monographs on the caravanserais
of Syria, Iran.
The Turkish heritage added to the list previously are Alahan Monestary, Alanya (castle and shipyard), Bursa and Cumalikizik Early Ottoman urban and rural settlements, Edirne Selimiye Mosque, Ephesus, Harran and Sanliurfa, Ishak Pasha Palace, Karain Cave, Konya- a capital of Seljuk Civilization, Mardin cultural landscape, Selcuk caravanserais
en route from Denizli to Dogubeyazit, St.
, souks, hammams and charitable institutions which share the same architectural language throughout the Muslim world are not compared or discussed.
The first paper Developing a Visual Lexical Model for Semantic Management of Architectural Visual Data Design of Spatial Ontology for Caravanserais
of Silk Roads by Elham Andaroodi et al overviews the methodology to create a multi-lingual ontology for caravanserai
, an historical type of cultural heritage buildings from the Middle East.
We visit the masterpieces of the architecture such as the caravanserais
, hans, hospitals, medreses and mosques on the ancient caravan routes.
There are currently some 200 inns and caravanserais
on the Turkish side of the border.
As of today, the Sheki Khan's Palace, the caravanserais
, mosques and minarets, ancient bridges, artisan workshops and residential houses epitomizing our past in the historical center of Sheki are considered to be the cultural heritage not only of our people, but also of humanity," reads the congratulatory letter.
A strategic stop along the legendary Silk Road, the 12th-century Dayahatyn Caravanserai
is one of the best preserved caravanserais
in Central Asia, dating back to a period of intensive trade between East and West.