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Synonyms for caravansary

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

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There is a second bridge known as the Shah Abbas Bridge near Gulustan bridge, with the Caravanserai located on both banks of the Araz River.
The roof of the caravanserai was changed and the right wall was in danger of collapse, and all the cells and rooms of the building were returned to their original appearance.
The caravanserais were handed over to private investors for a span of 20 years under contracts for restoration, maintenance and operation, said Hossain Khajehbid-Derakhti who heads the province's ICHTO.
The Buddha sat tranquil, his calm shattered by the laughter of little children at Gol Gathri, a medieval caravanserai.
Tavernier wrote, 'near the caravanserai where we lodged is a large bath to which men and women go by turn on certain days.
Tang Dalan caravanserai is one of the large caravanserais in Lar city and it includes two watercourses and it water is provided by means of handmade duct that enters caravanserai and Figueroa introduces its water as one of the Iranian waters with best quality.
Of Allom's extensive output, Amiouni has chosen to showcase his representations of the Palace of Said Pasha, the Bosporus, caravanserais, mosques and bazrs (including slave markets), with an eye to depicting the boisterous cultural of the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century.
They are also credited with the first Islamic road inns or caravanserais, of which they built a number of remarkable examples across Bilad al-Sham and possibly further east and south, and which will be the topic of a projected book by Rebecca Foote.
One click after another illuminates colourful scenes of hunters, Buddhas, flying deities, Bodhisattvas and caravanserais painted on the walls of the Mogao caves in northwest China, considered the epitome of Buddhist art -- and now in existential danger.
Islamic Architecture: Majestic domes and minarets, ornamented pulpits of mosques and religious schools, palaces, courtyards, beautiful gardens with water fountains and fragrant roses, spacious caravanserais and tombs decorated with patterned brickwork, tile mosaic often in blue, golden and green, splendid molded mihrab facings with columnar bands of Qur'anic inscriptions, sophisticated geometrical and floral engravings and high ramparts.
The latter is especially puzzling in view of the excellent network of roads and commercial caravanserais that the Seljuks reputedly maintained.
The Turkish heritage added to the list previously are Alahan Monestary, Alanya (castle and shipyard), Bursa and Cumalikizik Early Ottoman urban and rural settlements, Edirne Selimiye Mosque, Ephesus, Harran and Sanliurfa, Ishak Pasha Palace, Karain Cave, Konya- a capital of Seljuk Civilization, Mardin cultural landscape, Selcuk caravanserais en route from Denizli to Dogubeyazit, St.
The caravanserais, souks, hammams and charitable institutions which share the same architectural language throughout the Muslim world are not compared or discussed.
The first paper Developing a Visual Lexical Model for Semantic Management of Architectural Visual Data Design of Spatial Ontology for Caravanserais of Silk Roads by Elham Andaroodi et al overviews the methodology to create a multi-lingual ontology for caravanserai, an historical type of cultural heritage buildings from the Middle East.
We visit the masterpieces of the architecture such as the caravanserais, hans, hospitals, medreses and mosques on the ancient caravan routes.