caravanserai


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

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He also noted that bridges and caravanserais played an important role in regulating the economic, cultural and trade relations of Azerbaijan in the Middle Ages, including Nakhchivan.
Caravanserai built of baked red brick consists of two floors.
SIDON, Lebanon: The historic Al-Qishla caravanserai in Sidon that stands in ruins is getting a new lease of life thanks to funding from the Italian government.
Shah Abbasi Caravanserai, Khosrow Mansion and Chahar-Qapi in Qasr-e Shirin, Yazdgerd Castle in Dalahou and Zaj Manijeh in Sar Pol-e Zahab were the most affected sites," Jalil Balai, the head of Kermanshah's ICHHTO office, said.
At presstime, there were 16 exhibitors slated for the pavilion: Anatolian Picker, Andy Lloyd, Caravanserai, Collins Gallery, Peter Pap, James Cohen, Daniel Goodman, David Sorgato, DeWitt MallAry, Emir Galerie des Arts Textiles, Fazli Solak, Fred Hazin, Aydin Oriental Carpets, Owen Parry, Tyfik Recai Yaroglu and Yurok Rug Gallery.
As an example, the Symphony Style Hotel in Kuwait is a vibrantly colourful hotel representing the kaleidoscopic vision of Italian fashion designer Rita Missoni, while the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels in Doha give a contemporary interpretation of Arabian interiors reminiscent of a caravanserai.
The event is part of the two-day festival Caravanserai, Kabul in Karachi, which will be held in a local hotel in the seaside Pakistani metropolis housing largest urban Pashtun population in the world.
Depending upon the size of the mosque and its importance, its courtyard may have a complex that may incorporate some or all of the amenities, such as a religious school known as a medrese, a hospital, a kitchen, a hospice, a caravanserai (roadside inn), a hamam, a library and a graveyard.
Situated inside the castle is the Suleymaniye mosque and caravanserai built by Suleiman the Magnificent.
As a tourist attraction, the Bazaar abounds in buildings of remarkable historical importance including Daut Pashin Amam, which is an art gallery today, Kapan An, used in the past by traveling merchants for spending the night in, Cifte Amam, which together with the Murat Pasha Mosque and Suli An, constitutes the "Islam Three", Bezisten, the commercial hub of the past from where the development of the Bazaar commenced, the unique Kurshumli An or otherwise known as the An of Musledin Hoja, the once largest caravanserai which still captivates visitors with its splendor, the Churches of the Holy Savior and St.
Non-governmental organization Association for the Protection of Syrian Archeology said the museum, housed in a 16 th -century Ottoman inn known as a caravanserai, "suffered serious damage caused by two explosive-packed barrels dropped Monday by Syrian army helicopters," according to AFP.
The moment he sees Cyrah in a caravanserai in Mughal India, his animal instincts to devour her are no match for his finer instincts of love.
The Ikuo Hirayama International Caravanserai of Culture, both a museum and scientific-cultural center to study the Silk Road, hosted a workshop on enameling by Japanese specialist Yoshiko Saito.
Thus, Jahanara built the caravanserai known as Sarai Begum Saheb or the Begum Sarai in Delhi.
He explains about a caravanserai in this city and its watercourse and method of water extraction by Arab from the well that: I saw one of the newest and beautiful watercourses near Kaji caravanserai that included some cool and fresh water and no water could be more fresh and colder than it.