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Caravan House or A caravanserai, or khan, or fondouk, also Han (in Turkish), also known as caravansary, caravansera, or caravansara in English or Sarai in Indian subcontinent (Persian: كاروانسرا kārvānsarā or کاروانسرای kārvānsarāi, Turkish: kervansaray) 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 southeastern Europe, especially along the Silk Road.These were found frequently along the Persian Empire's Royal Road, a 2,500-kilometre (1,600 mi) long ancient highway that stretched from Sardis to SusaTHis was Dates back to 1700 and and has been converted to a top end luxury Hotel with 200 Rooms. the decoration , structure and the form of rooms remain untouched.This is the Shah Abbas Caravan House, in Esfehan (Isfehan), Iran.

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