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Interesting place to see

Well restored, historic resting place for caravans. It used to be like a hotel for merchants... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
aks132016
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Germany
Ok

Nice place In Sidon.However,we were there in March,so it was not completely open since the season... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
laurita p
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Sidon, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Well restored, historic resting place for caravans. It used to be like a hotel for merchants arriving to Saida with their horses and goods. I read in a book that the upper floor was mainly used by French merchants and it got its name from...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Nice place In Sidon.However,we were there in March,so it was not completely open since the season starts in april.

Thank laurita p
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

As it name indicates in Arabic it was used as an inn for foreigners inn the 17th century. The place is in the old city is worth a visit while around having a remarkable architecture of that era. Several events are held in this place...More

Thank Sam K
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

When we tried to get in they were filming a TV series there. So exciting. We were turned away, until my young friend said "please my professor has come from the UK, let us in" and they did !!!! I couldn't believe it. We were...More

Thank kehk
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Inside the souq area and in front of the sea is located this caravansarai. It was built in the 17th century and still, it is well-preserved and wonderful restored. This khan deserves a visit to enjoy it. It is a must.

Thank ENRIC-23
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Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Historic caravan seray, well restored. The building well preserved. We can see how the trade and horseman, met and rested within these souk hall. The guide is helpful and very polite.

Thank Commendant
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a well preserved Caravanserai, that gives a sense of historic layout and purpose, but there is no signage, and stands otherwise empty. Interesting and worth seeing, but has a lot more potential. There is some indication that the site is going to be...More

Thank AndrewA64
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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This khan was built by ElMir Fakhrudine AlMaani. It was used to be like a large hotel for merchants arriving to Sidon with their goods and their horses. The khan used to provide a stable for the horses, private rooms and food for the merchants,...More

1  Thank greatBeirut
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's an old Khan that is well restored. Currently being fitted to be the next French institute. The place is beautiful and there's always cultural activities being organized there.

Thank Firas S
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

This attraction is a must-see in Sidon. It's only moments from the souk center, and boasts a large courtyard with spectacular arches and pendant lights. It is currently undergoing some restoration, so not all parts of it are open to the public, but just the...More

Thank Paul K
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