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Agzikarahan Hani

Agzikarahan Village, Goreme, Turkey
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Ranked #12 of 13 attractions in Goreme
Type: Ancient Ruins
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  • Italian first
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Paris, France
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144 reviews 144 reviews
36 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Convenient stop for anyone interested in caravansaries. This one is in excellent condition and is being continuously restored. Located in a little village close to the main road, which is nice if you are driving a long distance. As an extra feature, it is not touristy at all: no souvenir shops, no tourist buses. Just a single guard and farm... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

On our way back from Ihlara valley trek, our guide stopped at this well preserved Caravansarai at Agzikarahan which is in Aksaray province. She told us the concept behind creation of many such caravansarais at distances of 40Kms on the silk route. A caravansarai is like an inn for both the animal(camel in this case) and his master to take... More

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Varanasi, India
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

"Agzikara Hani" caravansary was built in the roadside of the "silk road" in the 13th century to provide food, water and rest to all the travelers covering this route and therefore supporting the commerce. We went with our tour guide and it was great...she explained all the interesting facts: living space as kitchen, rooms, bathrooms, annex building for praying... First... More

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Somerset, England
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306 reviews 306 reviews
209 attraction reviews
223 helpful votes 223 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This "castle" type building was built during the 13th century as a resting place for the merchants travelling the Silk Road. The entrance is ornate and leads into a courtyard surrounded by rooms which were used as kitchens, washrooms, bedrooms and for storage of the goods that were being traded. In the middle of the courtyard there is a square... More

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