Suli An

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Suli An

The Suli An (Macedonian: Сули ан) is a han in the Old Bazaar of Skopje, Macedonia. It was built in the mid-15th century by Isa-Beg Isaković.

Etymology[edit]

The name of the han is derived from the Turkish su which means water, with the word sulu meaning "with water." This name was probably chosen due to the fact that a small river used to run near the han.

Characteristics[edit]

The total area of the han is around 2.100m². During the Ottoman Empire, the Suli An was a classic city han for travelers and traders with their caravans.

The Suli An was damaged in the 1963 Skopje earthquake but was reconstructed in 1972.

Today, the building houses the Skopje Faculty of Arts and the Museum of the Old Bazaar of Skopje.

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Coordinates: 42°00′06″N 21°26′16″E / 42.001671°N 21.437767°E / 42.001671; 21.437767