A caravanserai or khan was a roadside inn where travelers could rest and recover from the day's journey. Caravanserais supported the flow of commerce, information, and people across the network of trade routes covering Asia, North Africa, and South-Eastern Europe.
|Aleppo||Kourt Bey Khan (or Qurtbek Khan), was completed in 1540 by the Ottomans|
|Ani||the Church of the Holy Apostles (Surp Arakâ€™elots, Caravanserai (AB ev)|
|Bahá’i Holy Places||An ancient khan is located on the grounds of The Mansion of Mazra?ih and Riv?n Gardens|
|Damascus||Khans of Damascus|
|Fatehpur Sikri||16th century|
|Historic Cairo||One dating from 1382 in the Khan el-Khalili shopping area, and various Wikala around town|
|Incense Route of the Negev||Moa|
|Itchan Kala||Tim and Cereven-Serai of Allakulikhan (19th century)|
|Kunya-Urgench||Unknown building that is possibly a caravanserai|
|Old City of Acre||Khan al-Umdan|
|Quebrada de Humahuaca||Posta de Hornillos, a 16th century post for travellers to rest, modelled by the Spanish after the oriental caravanserais|
|Quseir Amra||One of the uses of the building|
|Safi al-Din Ensemble in Ardabil||Remains of 2 Chilakhanas - "the Chilakhana had a total of forty rooms and served both as a hostel and trading centre" (ArchNet)|
|Safranbolu||Cinci Han (1645) is one of the big, little mixed caravansarays established on historical silk road laying from China to Anatolia|
|Silk Roads||At Akyrtas (AB ev)|
|Tabriz Bazaar||Himmat-Ali Sarāyi, Kishmishchilar Sarayi|
|Walled City of Baku||Multani Caravanserai, Bukhara Caravanserai, Gasim bay's Caravanserai, Khan's caravanserai|
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