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A Point on the Silk Road

A caravanserai that has been standing for centuries in a deserted valley in the middle of Anatolia, the cradle of civilizations: SARUHAN CARAVANSERAI (SARIHAN), "The Immovable Cultural and Natural Heritage", Sultan II. It was built by İzzettin Keykavus in 1249 and is a Seljuk work of 756 years. This monumental caravanserai, which sits on a total area of 2000 m2, is a plan-form of the classical Sultan Khan and consists of summer and winter sections. There is a masjid on the entrance iwan, a large courtyard, a portico with a fountain on the left side of the entrance, 6 rooms covered with barrel vaults around the courtyard, porches sitting on 5 rows of feet, a closed winter section and a panoramic terrace. SARUHAN CARAVANSERAI; It is 3 minutes away from Avanos, 5 minutes away from Urgup, 10 minutes away from Goreme and on the main road of Kayseri (SILK ROAD).

Our Company has rented the Caravanserai for 49 years from the General Directorate of Foundations and operates as a CULTURE and CONGRESS CENTER under the supervision of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture under the “PRIVATE SPACE - SPECIAL SERVICE” approach.