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Mevlana Museum, Konya
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Mevlana Museum features a green mausoleum and the original lodge of the 13th-century mystic Sufi Muslim order, the whirling dervishes. The museum houses musical instruments, conical caps, and robes belonging to Mevlana, the founder of the sect. You'll also find illuminated Korans, a 9th-century gazelle-skin Christian manuscript, and a valuable silk prayer rug bearing a picture of the Kaaba. The interior of the mausoleum is ornamented with Islamic script and enameled reliefs. Behind a 16th-century silver gate, look for the tomb of Mevlana covered in velvet cloth embroidered with gold. Ethnographical exhibits in the dervish cells illustrate their daily lives. Be aware that the complex can get very crowded, since it is still a place of pilgrimage. Work out when and for how long to visit Mevlana Museum and other Konya attractions using our handy Konya vacation planner.
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  • As soon as soon as possible to Konya Mevlana Museum wanted to come. Galleries already ücretliymis but now you can visit the Museum free of charge. At the entrance, on the right side; each separate space in the Museum if you want to get information for € you can get in Exchange for the speaker. (I think it's very expensive, but I'm interested if you get curious and says be sure) was so much fun to wander in the Museum really is. Each field had a separate meaning. Some possibly leaving you in suspense about everything is really etkileneceginizi, I can tell you that. I met a lot of tourist ole, people really just thought about these historical sites are written, maybe it can appoint a place for guides. Of these works, the meaning of things, clothes, architecture is so deep that he could have even more meaning in this manner is referred to. Knight was so rude all the time I was equivalent to people. They live in the area it is rare even when looking to disrespect the value boyuydu of the knee. I think it need to provide peace in some areas. Maybe this guide with the idea that people can get in in groups. (The Museum's busiest periods, of course). When you enter a completely different emotions in it. This feeling of that moment to the world with different eyes, you can look at. Kindness, peace of mind, happiness is inside you, you can feel it squirming. I wish I could protect all these feelings of every man, woman and child. Definitely come, see and all the work of each detaylariyla; try to understand the history of, literally. I'm sure you will do your soul this adventure! :)
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  • Mevlana Museum, a completely free platform when visiting the graveyard entrance gate is on the side of the three are good to know, or you may not be able to find the entrance to the Museum. Entries like I said free, Sultan Selim I Mosque just off side of that, I recommend you to visit ...
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  • Mevlana invites you to the mystical aura of Majesty and peace. That's what happens when you call the Museum, can be visited for free and ...
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  • Very beautiful Mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, the dervish lodge of the Mevlevi order, UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.
  • King Maulana room Rahmatullah alayh Turkey
  • One of the top attractions in Konya. The Mevlâna Museum, is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It was also the lodge of the Mevlevi order (the whirling dervishes). An entrance free museum, worth a visit._
  • Great insight on Rumi and the mevlevu tarikat. Recommended for history buffs.
  • One must visit this place during less crowded time. It's a spiritual retreat to visit Rumi's shrine.