Author(s): Yusuf ÇET?N
Tarakli County, belongs to Sakarya province, is situated 65 km far from the province center. Its being one of the Ottoman’s first settlement place, and with its historical houses, bazaar, fountain and bath it seems as if it were a open-airmuseum, at the same time with its splendid natural beauties Tarakli draws domestic and foreign tourists’ attentions.
The building whose construction date is not known exactly origins to the late of 19th and the beginning of 20th century by making deduction from the speeches of the old, the structure and the framework of the building and thearches’ styles. It is seen that the hostel, which was planned in a rectangular framework like a square, wash and led with a construction scheme that resembles toold Ottomancity hostels. The roof of building that was constructed within the half-timber walls on rumble Stone ground was constructed with a gable roof that was covered with Ottoman style tiles.
The building whose ground flor was used as a store and upstairs as hotel is being planned to transform into boutique hotel within there storation Project which was launched by Tarakl? municipality.