Caravanserai is a public building used for sheltering caravans and other travelers at night. The caravansary is usually constructed outside the walls of a town or village. The structure is quadrangular in form and is enclosed by a massive wall that has small windows near the top and only a few narrow air holes near the bottom. In Iran the Caravanserais existence goes back to before Islam and mainly Sassanian time but the main ones still standing today are from Safavid dynasty and by the order of Shah Abbas 999 Caravansaries were built. Are you adventurous enough like our guest from America to spend a night at a caravansary? Keep calm, our tour guides like Faride, will accompany you in Iran Caravanserai tour. Iran Caravanserai tours run by Uppersia give travelers an amazing experience of staying in Caravanserais such as Zeinodin Caravanserai, Anarak Caravanserai, Bayazeh castle and some other historic citadels and houses.
|An American traveler spent a night at Zeinodin caravansary|