On a visit to Konya you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Konya. These places are what Konya is all about. These must see places in Konya will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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A beautiful museum dedicated to Jalal-ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a well known Persian Sufi mystic, a poet and philosopher well known as Mevlana Rumi. Also known as the Green mausoleum or Green dome, it was originally a lodge of the Mevlevi Whirling Dervishes, a mystical Sufi Muslim group. It also is the tomb and shrine of Mevlana Rumi who passed away in...
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08:00 am - 05:30 pm
Hike up to the top of this man-made hill and you will be surprised! A beautiful park and a contemporary mosque is a pleasing sight. It was built for the nobles to enjoy the views of the city and also had a palace which was damaged over the period of years.
When up on the hill, do not miss out the ice-cream sold at the stalls: adds up to the experience!
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Sille village, Konya, Turkey
12:01 am - 12:00 am
A pretty neighbourhood with a history of over 5000 years, Sille is an amalgamation of Greek and Islamic cultures in Turkey. This is also one of the very few villages that spoke Cappadocian Greek language until early 20th century.
Today, after the division of pollution based on ethnicity, the Greek population doesn’t inhabit the village anymor...
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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.
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Sahibi Ata Cad. 91, Konya, Turkey
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This petite museum displays the collection of artefacts from Roman, Byzantine and Seljuk influence on Konya. It is also has an assorted finds from the Neolithic tumulus at Çatal Höyük. The collection is rich in sarcophagi and has some rare burial treasures.
Set in a simple Turkish complex, this museum is worth visiting for history enthusiasts.