Soufari Sarai

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View of the Soufari Sarai

Soufari Sarai (Greek: Σουφαρί Σαράι) is a large historical building in the castle of Ioannina, Greece. It was used by the Ottomans as a cavalry school.[1] It is located on the north side of the Castle, near the Turkish Library. It is a large rectangular building with two floors of 980 square metres (10,500 sq ft) each. It was built between 1815 and 1820 by Ali Pasha.[2] It has been restored, and is used by the State Archives.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Epirus guide
  2. ^ ESCUTIS, description of Soufari Sarai

Coordinates: 39°40′23″N 20°51′32″E / 39.6730°N 20.8590°E / 39.6730; 20.8590