• Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour
  • Daily Classical Konya City Tour

Tour overview

We will visit the Museum of Mevlana.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Museum of Mevlana-Karatay Madrasa-Catalhoyuk

Itinerary

Pick up between 8:30 am - 9:30 am from your hotel. We will visit the MUSEUM OF MEVLANA. Mevlana Celadin-i Rumi is a 13th century Muslim saint and Anatatolian Mystic known throughout the world for his exquisite poems and word of wisdom, which have been translated into many languages. Rumi, as he is known in the west, is the best selling poet in USA. The United Nations declared 2007 The Year of Rumi and celebrations were held world wide. The museum was the dervish lodge (tekke) of the Mevlevi order, better known as the Whirling Dervishes, here you will different sections like Matbah (Kitchen), tombs, Tilavet Chamber (Quran Reading And Chanting), Semâ-Hâne (Ritual Hall). After the museum we will visit KARATAY MADRASA ( Tiles Museum ) The madrasa was founded in 1251 by Seljuklu Turks as a thelogical school where İslamic education was given. Inside the building is decorated by beautiful Seljuklu tiles and also some ceramic artefacts are also being exhibited which were discovered in excavations in Konya. Next stop will be ALEADDIN MOSQUE from 13th century. Unlike relatively new mosques this mosque has multiple coloumn style, 42 columns and a wooden ceiling are the interesting features of the structure. You have free timefor lunch aftwerwards. After lunch break we will drive about 1 hour to CATALHOYUK. This archealogical site is one of the most important archaeological sites in the world. Since the 1960s, excavations have uncovered a densely packed Neolithic (New Stone Age) settlement which dates back 9000 years. After Catalhoyuk we will drive back to Konya to visit Archaeological Museum which has an excellent collection of ancient artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Era like inscriptions, mosaics, sarcohagips and such. After the tour, transfer back to your hotel. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you in the future on another TravelShop Booking Tour. Thank you for choosing TravelShop Booking. Please Note: Karatay Museum and Archealogical museum are closed on Mondays.

VISITED PLACES

Konya

Routes

Included

Professional English-speaking tour guides

Pick up from your hotel in Konya

Transportation in a fully air-conditioned, non-smoking coach

Return Transfer to your hotel in Konya

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Guided Classical Konya City Tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Excluded

International or Domestic flights

Insurance: All types

Personal expenses: Lunch, Extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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