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Kurşunlu Han

Perşembe Pazarı Caddesi, Karaköy, Istanbul

Also known as the Rüstem Pasha Caravanserai, this building was built for the grand vizier to Süleyman the Magnificent in the 1540s. Remarkably, it survives to this day, unrestored, with its eight domes intact.

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