History of Keram Vakil Caravanserai Hotel

In the alley after the alleys of every city, there are buildings with thousands of untold stories, seeing all of them and hearing their stories will never be repeated. This time we will walk to Vakil Kerman Caravanserai, which contains the memories of the past centuries. A pleasant, complete and luxurious souvenir in the heart of Kerman; A land with hardworking and hospitable people, surprising and tempting, sometimes you have to go back in time to touch the beautiful sensations experienced in this land. Karvanica Hotel takes us to the heart of history. A place between fantasy and reality to be left in the glory of the past, present and future full of memories.

The history of Karvanika Hotel building dates back to the middle of 1200 Shamsi, during the reign of Ismail Khan Nouri Vakil al-Mulk. In 1244, the construction of the caravanserai of Vakil Kerman was started by Vakil al-Mulk, and in 1249, it was completed and put into economic use by his son, Morteza Khan Vakil al-Mulk II. At the beginning, the caravanserai was the center of trade and until the beginning of the Pahlavi period, it was still a thriving market, until with the construction of shopping centers and modern markets in the city of Kerman, this caravanserai gradually lost its role and function and was an abandoned building until 2016. .

Iran Cultural Heritage and Tourism Investment Company (Semega) started the restoration of Vakil Kerman Caravanserai in 2016. This action was actually a step to revive a part of Kerman's ancient history. Throughout history, caravanserais have been the heart of the commercial and economic connections of the nations of the Middle East and the hospitality center of the cultural realm of ancient Iran. Caravanserais are the place where the market is held, where people talk to each other and learn about the latest events in distant lands. Financial Group For this reason, Semega Tourism and Holding entrusted the caravanserai, which had been left alone for years in the center of the historical context of Kerman city, to the Rexan International Hotels Group to restore and manage the operation of this unique complex. In the process of revitalizing and restoring the caravanserai, it was found that the progress of the project has certain complications. The extra-corporeal connection between the structure of the caravanserai and the historical context, especially Vakil Bazaar and Ganj Ali Khan Bazaar of Kerman, should be established so that this heritage building can maintain its role in the life of the people. A natural and organic connection between the caravanserai and its surrounding context, which has and still has a link beyond commercial interests and issues. Imagine being able to experience the historical atmosphere in addition to using the modern facilities of the hotel and also have access to the old market of the city. It was a dream that Rexan turned into a reality by exploiting this collection.