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Konya Islamic Daily Tour
Islamic Daily Tour which covers Mevlana Museum, Selimiye Mosque, Meram, Tavusbaba Tomb, Karatay Madrasah, Ince Minare Medrasah, Alaadding Mosque. Konya daily tour is a full day guided tour.
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1 Day.: Konya Islamic Daily Tour
09:00 Am After Breakfast at your hotel in Konya, our tour guide will meet you at your hotel reception for Konya Islamic Daily Tour and continue to your day tour
Konya Islamic Daily Tour covers the sites as follow.
Mevlana Museum is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It was also the dervish lodge (tekke) of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes.You will visit all available section in Mevlana Museum such as Matbah (Kitchen), tombs, Tilavet Chamber (Quran Reading And Chanting), Semâ-Hâne (Ritual Hall). After visiting continue the tour by visiting
Selimiye Mosque is located next door to Mevlana Museum. The mosque was commissioned by, and named for, Sultan Selim II (1566-74) in the Ottoman style. Construction began in 1558 when Selim was still a prince and was completed shortly after he became sultan, in 1567.
Meram is one of country side of Konya is fully with the historical monuments and greenish.
Tavusbaba Tomb is belongs to Seyh Tavus Mehmet El Hindi, a Seljuk Period holy man (Sufi saint) near the Meram area.
Karatay Madrasah was usually founded and maintained by the sultan, princes and other nobles as well as the Wakf, who could afford to meet the expenses needed for free education to students. The Madrassa continued to be one of the main venues of education in the Muslim World under the Ottoman Caliphate until 1924 when Ataturks’ law of 16 March 1924 abolished it in favour of modern schools and universities.
Ince Minaret Medrasahwhich dates from the 13th century. Originally a medrasa, an islamic school, it is now a museum of wood and stone carving. It is named for its elegant tiled minaret. The minaret was originally much taller than the section that survives today, and had an unusually slender appearance in comparison to the minarets of other contemporary Seljuk mosques, hence the name of the structure.
Alaaddin Mosque which was built up at the hill is still surviving intact with its impressive beauty. The construction of the oldest and the biggest mosque of the period of Anatolia Seljuk in Konya was begun in the time of Seljuk Sultan Rukneddin Mesut I (1116-1156), was continued at the time of Kılıçarslan II, and was complated in 1221, during the time of Alaaddin Keykubat.
17:00 PM At the end of the Konya Islamic Daily Tour, our tour guide will take you back to your hotel. Arrival will be the end of the day tour in Konya.
- Hotel-pick up and drop off by non-smoking and air conditioned touristic mini-vans.
- All the transportation during the tour.
- Parking fees.
- Road Tolls.
- Turkish and English speaking professional tour guide.
- Lunch in a local restaurant
- Museums, Monuments, Ruins entrance fees
- Local taxes.
- Service Charge.