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Okuz Mehmet Pasha Caravanserai

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Okuz Mehmet Pasha Caravanserai


Öküz Mehmet Pasha Caravansary

Caravansary, built by Grand Vizier Öküz Mehmet Pasha in 1618, was located next to the Kuşadası Pier. There is two-floor structure with porches surrounding rectangular yard secured by thick and high walls. It was built by undresses stone and collected rock material. As caravansary resembles to a minor inner fortress, the top of the building has sharp dentils in rectangular shape. There are rooms ranged around wide yard. The building has been renovated in various periods and in intact structure. There are two stairs for upper floors on its northwest and southest corners. As the entry of the Caravansary is located on the north face; marble gate space has arch structure. The building is utilized as hotel and tourism facility today.

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