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Address: Agzikarahan Village, Goreme, Turkey
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Lovely Caravanserai

This 13th century Caravanserai or Caravan Inn can be found on the Aksaray-Nevsehir road only 15km from Aksaray its self. These Caravanserai were built as a resting place for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2015
Merrtt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few remaining Caravanserais in the Turkish end of the old Silk Road it offered protection and accommodation for the merchants and travelers and their goods. Well worth a visit.

Thank Grasstley
Merrtt Island, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

This 13th century Caravanserai or Caravan Inn can be found on the Aksaray-Nevsehir road only 15km from Aksaray its self. These Caravanserai were built as a resting place for the Caravans and a place for protection from the bandits as well. There are several Caravanserai along the Aksaray-Nevsehir road, but this one is the best preserved. Until recently the main... More 

Thank CappadociaJohn
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Good sightseeing location. A little rundown. No one to explain anything. Only 1 board that explains some details about this.

Thank PankajAgarwalSG
Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Built along the silk trading routes, the string of Caravanserais were built around the tenth century. They provided protection, shelter and accommodation for traders and their transport for several days and have both open and enclosed areas for use in summer and winter. They also formed the basis of the world's first known insurance system, as the traders would be... More 

1 Thank Neil P
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is great to go but don't go just for this as not that much there but if you are passing and like history stop off and look

Thank jowhyStaines
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Some tours between Konya and Cappadoccia stop at this well preserved Caravanserai. It's in an isolated location a few kilometres east of Aksaray. Along the way you will pass other less fortunate Caravanserais, left to crumble into the landscape. This one was built in 1213 and inside it has rooms divided into Summer and Winter lodgings for travellers and their... More 

Thank Jolyon67
surrey uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

If you are travelling a long way and need a ten minute stop, stop here. The Han is run down, however, they are trying to rebuild it. It is slightly different to other Han's that we have seen in as much as it has it's own church inside.

Thank oldbouy
Winchester, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Not very crowded, off the beaten path. We had our own driver/guide who made a stop here. Very informative and in a nice area.

1 Thank nriemen
Paris, France
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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 

1 Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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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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