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You want to know more about kervansarays, mosques, hamams or bedestens? The small Balkan country of Macedonia offers it all and much more.
You want to know more about kervansarays, mosques, hamams or bedestens? The small Balkan country of Macedonia offers it all and much more.

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The Bazaar as new Building Type
The Bazaar as new building type        Intense economic and commercial activity in the Ottoman Empire required new building types as for instance the kervansaray for lodging the traders or the bedesten, a secure building where the most valuable goods were t...
The Bazaar as new Building Type
The Bazaar as new Building Type
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The Hamam as new building type                                                                                 Although  bath houses have been built already by the Greeks, the Romans and also by the Byzantines, the Ottoman architects improved this building ...
Ottoman Building Types in Macedonia
Ottoman Building Types in Macedonia
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Ottoman Building Types as seen in Macedonia
Ottoman Building Types as seen in Macedonia
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The Mosque
The Mosque as new building type Macedonia preserves a surprising number of historic mosques, some well restored, others crumbling, particulary the rural mosques in the Eastern part of the country. Skopje but also Bitola, to name just two towns can be proud ...
The Mosque
The Mosque
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The Kervansaray
The Kervansaray or Han as new Building Type In this my first post to Ottoman Building Types I will present one of the specific civil building types, the Kervansaray or Han as it is called also. Originally built by the Persians and the Seljuks for giving she...
The Kervansaray
The Kervansaray
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Ottoman Building Types as seen in Macedonia
Kervansarays, Hamams, Bedestens ,.... are just some of the new types of buildings emerging in the territory of Macedonia, right after its conquest in 1392.  The
character of Skopje is still marked by  numerous Ottoman monuments in spite of a racing construc...
Ottoman Building Types as seen in Macedonia
Ottoman Building Types as seen in Macedonia
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