Historic venue to host concert
KAYSERİ - Anadolu Agency
The Kara Mustafapaşa Caravanserai serves as a venue for events. AA PhotoThe historic Kara Mustafapaşa Caravanserai in the central Anatolian province of Kayseri will host a special concert from piano virtuoso İdil Biret and violin virtuoso Cihat Aşkın, accompanied by the Presidential Symphony Orchestra.
The concert will be held on Oct. 25 and will be attended by President Abdullah Gül and his wife Hayrünnisa Gül. Five hundred people were invited to the event, which will begin at 8 p.m.
The caravanserai and its social complex on the historic Silk Road were built during the time of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed IV in 1660. It was restored with a budget of 2 million Turkish Liras by the General Directorate of Foundations and rented to the private sector. The company that rented the caravanserai is using it for special various organizations and especially for weddings. The venue also serves as restaurant and café.