• Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur
  • Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Chur

Tour overview

Today, it is the mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Mevlana Museum-Selime Mosque-Sille Aya Helena Church

Itinerary

(Lunch included)

You will be picked up from your hotel and drive to Mevlana Museum, where is located in Konya City Center. Today, it 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), Sema-Hane (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. Afterwards, you will have lunch in an authentic restaurant. After having lunch you will do Panaromic Meram tour. Then drive to Sille Aya Helena Church. The church has been constructed with smoothly cut Sille stone. There are rooms carved into rocks in its courtyard. The external nartex is entered from the door of the church opening towards north. 327 years A.D, mother of Byzantine Emperor Helena has stopped at Konya while going to Jerusalem for pilgrimage and seen the carved temples belonging to the first periods of Christianity and decided to have a temple built in Sille for the Christians. She has been present in the base laying ceremony of this temple, on behalf of Mihail Arkhankolos. The church has been repaired for centuries and reached today. A Turkish repair inscription written on the internal structure of the church with Greek letters provides information relating to the history of the church. At the end of the s issue. tour, you will be dropped off at Konya Airport. After end of the day, our tour ends and we leave our valued guests with sadness. We hope your tour was a memorable one and we would like to see you in the future in one of our tours again. Have a nice trip back home and thanks for choosing TravelShop Booking.

VISITED PLACES

Konya

Routes

Included

Professional English-speaking tour guides

Lunch

Pick up from your hotel

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

Drop back to your hotel

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Guided Daily Konya Mevlana Museum & Sille Aya Helena Church Tour 

All entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary

Excluded

International or Domestic flights

Insurance: All types

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Personal expenses: Extras at hotel or additional meals

Tipping: Tips for guides and drivers

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