The Seljuk Han of Anatolia

Open Courtyard Plan Type (OC) 


Hans with a courtyard surrounded by cells: open-courtyard plan (OC)
This type of han consists of an open courtyard, surrounded on all four sides by open arcades. These hans were used primarily in the summer. They can have one or two rows of cells surrounding the courtyard, and can include a covered section. This is a fairly rare plan type.
 

Evdir Han, 1215-19 Kirkgoz Han, 1237-46 Kargi Han, 1242

 

 

 

 

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