Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Konya is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Konya a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Konya.
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Sems Parki Sems Mahallesi Karatay, Konya 42050, Turkey
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Dedicated to Semsi Tebrizi- a friend, companion and guide of Mevlana Rumi, this mosque was originally used as a tekke or dervish hall, as hence is square shaped. There is a tomb beneath the cenotaph which is believed to be of Semsi Tebrizi, but it is not yet proved.
Yet, a beautiful place to visit. It is just at a walking distance from Mevlana Museum.
This landmark structure was built in late 13th century by Anatolian Seljuk Sultanate vizier Sahib Ata Fahreddin Ali who later also founded the Anatolian beylik ofSahib Ata. The minaret was originally taller and slender than the structure that stands today.
The minaret is made up of ornamented stone facade which includes intricate designs of scripts...