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imaret

A type of hostelry for the accommodation of Muslim pilgrims and other travelers in the Turkish empire.
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Originally built in 1817 and now fully restored, the Imaret has become the first hotel operating within a historical building in Greece.
The ceremony was also attended by participants in the functions of 8th Arab Gathering of environment officials currently held in Jamahiriya with the participation of more than ( 40 ) Scout leaders from ( 12 ) Scouting Associations from Tunisia, Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, Syria, , Algeria, Mauritania, Sudan, the Imarets , Palestine and Oman , in addition to great Jamahiriya.
He also donated numerous charitable and state structures including mosques, imarets (public soup kitchens), bridges, and aqueducts (Brill 1993:441).