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JenD_17 wrote a review Jan 2020
Cape Town, South Africa110 contributions30 helpful votes
The Caravanserai itself is really majestic and amazingly well-preserved for its age. The carvings in the stone are lovely. It is worth a visit if you have the chance as you can really spend some time thinking about the history of this place. It is a bit off-the-beaten-track. The village is very small and clearly impoverished so your visit could help to bring much-needed money to them. Trigger warning for animal lovers: As with most places in Turkey, there were stray dogs to greet us, sadly not in good shape.…
Date of experience: November 2019
MarkC8888 wrote a review Oct 2019
Rouse Hill, Australia274 contributions14 helpful votes
In better condition than most as it is in small town and there is no pressure for repurposing the building.
Date of experience: October 2019
573dk9999 wrote a review Sep 2019
Iowa City, Iowa375 contributions48 helpful votes
After days of looking at 3rd to 7th-century excavations, something this new was almost a surprise. This was built to shelter camel caravans on the silk road in the 1200s. The workmanship is outstanding, the stones are put together dry-stacked, without mortar. Earthquakes over the centuries have caused a lot of damage, and the locals used it as a free cut stone quarry, so a lot of stone had to be reconstructed. The work is ongoing, and your presence helps to fund this effort. This is an interesting and worthwhile stop. Especially if you are old enough to remember the 1972 Santana album.…
Date of experience: September 2019
peterpeers wrote a review Aug 2018
Kusadasi, Turkey173 contributions74 helpful votes
Years ago I visited this wonderful place several times so... I wanted to share this experience with my friends.... Unfortunately, the building is closed for public....
Date of experience: July 2018
Mandar P wrote a review Jun 2018
Pune, India158 contributions17 helpful votes
This place is off beat for you,can visit if you have time and your interest is in ruins. this is old times travelers pit stop and if still have some of the glory.
Date of experience: May 2018