• Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman
  • Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman
  • Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman
  • Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman
  • Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman
  • Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman
  • Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman
  • Daily Konya City Tour From Karaman

Tour overview

Mevlana Celaleddin-i Rumi is a 13th century Muslim saint and Anatolian Mystic known throughout the world for his exquisite poems and word of wisdom, which have been translated into many languages.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Semâ-Hâne-Museum of Mevlana-Karatay Madrasa-Aleaddin Mousque-Konya Archeological Museum

Itinerary

Pick up from your hotel in Karaman and depart for Konya City Tour. After about 1,5 hours drive we will reach Konya. We will visit the MUSEUM OF MEVLANA. Mevlana Celadin-i Rumi is a 13th century Muslim saint and Anatolian 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 seller poet in USA. The United Nations declared 2007 The Year of Rumi and celebrations were held worldwide. 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 Islamic 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 time for lunch afterwards. Next you will have free time for lunch. After lunch we will visit KONYA ARCHAELOGICAL MUSEUM which has an excellent collection of ancient artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Era like inscriptions, mosaics, sarcophagus 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 Konya Archeological Museum is closed on Mondays.

VISITED PLACES

Konya

Routes

Included

Professional English - speaking tour guides

Pick up transfer from Karaman hotel to Konya

Return transfer from Konya to your hotel in Karaman

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

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Guided Konya City Tour

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Tours & Transfer Taxes

Excluded

International and Domestic Flights

Insurance: All types

Lunch

Daily Turkish Bath

Daily Cooking Tour

Personal expenses: Lunch, extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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