caravanserai


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Synonyms for caravanserai

an inn in some eastern countries with a large courtyard that provides accommodation for caravans

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In winter 2015, Caravanserai presents 15Malaysia, an innovative project featuring short films by 15 Malaysian filmmakers and produced by noted Malaysia-based musician, actor, and filmmaker Pete Teo.
Think, in this batter'd Caravanserai Whose Doorways are alternate Night and Day, How Sultan after Sultan with his Pomp Abode his Hour or two, and went his way.
The 4,000 sq m Saray Spa and Health Club draws inspiration from the caravanserai silk route across Arabia, with treatments designed to ensure mind and body renewal.
The 4,000 square-meter Saray Spa and Health Club draws inspiration from the caravanserai silk route across Arabia, with treatments designed to ensure mind and body renewal.
From above, the arrangement of the new Qatar National Museum suggests a caravanserai, which is a traditional enclosed marketplace that supported commerce and people who were moving across the desert.
Ian Strathcarron follows Mark Twain and his caravanserai as it sways across the Holy Land, and the two writers' contrasting adventures and observations are told in Innocence and War.
This was how business used to be transacted under the famous money-changers' dome near the Caravanserai in Bukhara on the Silk Road in ancient times.
The Khan Al Wakalah is a historical building at the heart of Nablus' Old City that used to be a Mamluk-Ottoman caravanserai.
Prime Minister Salam Fayyad, EU's head of operations Sergio Piccolo and the representative of UNESCO office in Ramallah, Derek Elias, inaugurated on Tuesday the restored building, which was opened to the public,located in the heart of Nablus' old city that used to be a Mamluk-Ottoman caravanserai.
The 1,500-sq-m Saray Spa at the hotel will draw inspiration from the caravanserai silk route across Arabia, with treatments designed to ensure mind and body renewal Arabia.
Still, under director Graeme Phillips, the storytelling is energetic, and the use of puppets, directed by the city's Puppet Pool and ranging from a shadowy caravanserai to a gigantic prehistoric baby bird to Sinbad himself, is inventive and charming.
Take Mike Nelson, who has disembowelled the neo-classical British Pavilion and filled it with a Turkish caravanserai full of filth and squalor (see pp.
Sirinoglu added that the caravanserai would be turned into a boutique hotel.
It exerts such an irresistible allure, you find yourself stopping every few steps just to drink in your surroundings: its cheerfully mingling Muslims and Christians, its Roman ruins and magnificent Great Umayyad Mosque, its winding alleys and anonymous wooden doors opening on to courtyards of lemon trees, its black-and-white tiled caravanserai inns, its steamy hammams, and its vast souk where men selling rosebuds, spices, silver and brocade stand behind the same wooden counters as their great-grandfathers did.
At an ancient caravanserai on a slickrock Afghanistan road several small convoys stop for cool water, fresh melons and head-calls.