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Impressive

We visited this on our travels through Turkey; it is amazing to think that this has stood here... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Sheila S
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Herndon, Virginia
Beautiful Place

The entrance that is built is huge.It was built in the 13th Century. It is on the old silk route... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
sks959
,
Mumbai, India
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Konya, Turkey
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We visited this on our travels through Turkey; it is amazing to think that this has stood here since 1229. The intricate carving, on the entrance to the building and on entrances to the winter and summer shelters, are impressive when you consider that this...More

1  Thank Sheila S
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The entrance that is built is huge.It was built in the 13th Century. It is on the old silk route and its really huge. A good place to visit.

Thank sks959
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I visited the Sultanhani caravanserai located along the Konya-Aksaray Highway. (or Kervansaraylar in Turkish), or hans/khans, inns spaced, foods, supplies along the ancient trade routes in between China and Europe since classical times. The way that entrance is carved is incredible, yet lack of signage...More

Thank Sivarnee H
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Turkish biggest han, built in 1229. Very well preserved impressive building. You need some imagination though to vizualize the noise, smells and frenzie when the caravans stopped here.

Thank kattullus
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Standing in one of the caravan stops near the western end on the old silk road is fascinating. The size and space of the building is impressive. You can let your thoughts go to how it was when it was in use and to the...More

Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

On the way out of Konya, we stopped at the Sultan Han I Caravansary, which had been left pretty much as it had been in the centuries immediately following its construction in 1279. Built of tuff blocks, it featured a handsomely-carved, steeply-pitched arch. The second...More

Thank Sandy S
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Visited this 13th century camel hotel along the ancient Silk Road between Asia and Europe. Admission fee applies. Simple overnight dormitory in the ancient days. Least expect but good to learn about such an accommodation used which can be extremely cold in winter; all happened...More

Thank 692linz
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We visit this old Caravanserai, very pitcturesque to see, the old stop to sleep for those who makes transport with her carvans on the so called " Road of Silk"; the transport was not only silk but all sorts of spices etc. It was old...More

Thank Manuela L
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Reviewed 31 May 2016

As we journey towards Konya, crossing the path of Silk Road of the ancient Traders, it is quite an amazing feeling. There were lots of Cherry Blossom Orchard, as Aksehir, Konya is famous for Cherry orchard. Sultanhai Karavanserai is an Ancient Residents of the Silk...More

Thank Foonglin
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Just off the highway to Konya, this is a refreshing change from all the opulent palaces and museums one sees in Turkey. This is where the average person took a break, slept and ate while traveling along the ancient Silk Road. Very impressive and well-preserved...More

Thank Lahori
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