Subaşı Hanı

Central Anatolia

This Ottoman-era han (caravanserai), with its timber and white-plaster facade, is still used as shop space for traders. Inside plenty of spice sellers display their wares while a line of vendors selling trinkets and musical instruments have their stalls on the building's southern side.

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