Çukur Han

İzmir & the North Aegean

This 14th-century caravanserai in the historic Ottoman bazaar originally had 28 rooms that once provided accommodation for traders and their caravans of goods and animals. The lower floor was a depot, barn and workplace, while the traders ate and slept upstairs.

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