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It is said that Kuveloğlu Han was a hotel built in the 19th century by a French architect – some sources write it as 1888 – for the accommodation of Ottoman trade caravans who entered the city from Edirnekapı. It is located in the Kantarcılar area of Eminönü Küçükpazar district.
The ceiling of the building is made of glass and has been protected from many fires due to the durable materials used in its construction. There is a cistern with a depth of 4 meters on the ground of the inn. Rainwater accumulating on its roof flows through a pipe system and accumulates there. Thus, water is carried from here to the fires that took place in the near environment in the past.
The inn is still actively used. On the ground floor, there is a pide shop that has been in service for 38 years, and on the upper floors there are various workshops that repair guns, rifles and leather jackets.
There is no information about who built “Kuveloğlu Han”.