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Highlights of Konya

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Stop At: Mevlana Muzesi, Mevlana Cd. No:1, Konya 42030 Turkey

For Muslims and non-Muslims alike, the main reason to come to Konya is to visit the Mevlâna Museum, the former lodge of the whirling dervishes and home to the tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi who lived in 13th century. This is the biggest Sufi centre in Turkey, and the building's fluted dome of turquoise tiles is one of Turkey's most distinctive sights.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Alaeddin Mosque, Hamidiye Mh, Konya 42040 Turkey

The Alaeddin Mosque is one of the oldest mosque in Turkey, constructed by the Seljuk Sultans of Rum between 1116-1220. Alaeddin Mosque has some interesting architectural features ,such as columns of different sizes and from earlier periods. Seljuk Palace was built during the reign of Sultan Kılıçarslan II (1156-1192).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ince Minare Museum, Hamidiye Mah. Alaaddin Bulv. No:15 Meram Merkez, Meram, Konya Turkey

The Ince Minaret Madrasah ( Slender Minaret Madrasah ), now the Museum of wooden Artefacts & Stone Carving, was built in 1264 in the Seljuk Period.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Karatay Medresesi Museum, Alaaddin Meydani, Konya Turkey

Karatay Madrasah was built in 1252 in the Seljuk period. It served as a theological school , it now houses many beautiful historical tiles.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Aziziye Mosque, Konya Merkez Carsi Karatay, Konya 42030 Turkey

Aziziye Mosque was originally built in the 17th century but was restored 200 years later, after it was destroyed by fire. This late renovation resulted in the mosque being reconstructed in an unusual baroque and Rococo style which contrasts sharply with other mosques.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Sahip Ata Museum, Sahibiata, 42200 Meram/Konya, Turkey

Sahip Ata is a complex of buildings that consist of mosque, tomb, dervishes lodge, double bath, fountain and shops. It was built in 1258. In the museum there are manuscripts, wooden artifacts, metal works, carpets and kilim works belonging to Anatolian Seljuks, Beyliks, Ottoman and Republican Era, as well as sacred relics such as Sakal-ı Sharif and Kaaba coverings.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Sille Village, Konya Turkey

Sille village dates back to 8th-7th century BC. It is an old Roman village. It is one of the early Christians’ residence with its rock carved churces. One of the primary monastries in the World is in this village ,which is known as St.Charitan ( Ak Monastry)

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Aya Elena Kilisesi, Sille SubasI Mh., Sille, Konya 42240 Turkey

Helena the mother of Byzantine Emperor constantine stopped in Sille during her journey to Jarussalem for pilgrimage ,saw the engraved temples and constructed this church.

Duration: 20 minutes
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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel ,airport ,bus and train station in Konya.

Airports

  • Konya Airport, Konya Turkey
Departure Time
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7/30/2019 - 12/6/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Duration
7h
Inclusions
  • Lunch - Ala Carte Lunch with drinks are included
  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • professional guiding
  • hotel pick up and drop off
  • Entry/Admission - Mevlana Muzesi
  • Entry/Admission - Ince Minare Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Karatay Medresesi Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Sahip Ata Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Aya Elena Kilisesi
Exclusions
  • Any tip for te guide and driver
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The tour guide, Mustafa, has been the best part of our trip. I cannot overstate how wonderful of an experience the tour was; however, I can say without embellishment or hesitation that Mustafa was the true highlight of Konya. His knowledge of Konya was exceptional and his
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Beautiful experience as the place imbibes of Rumi and Sufi energy. Enchanting Sema ceremony of the Dervishes was the highlight of our trip. Our guide Mete was very friendly and supportive, knowledgeable and could communicate well in English too. There are quite a few places,
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Best trip ever. We were escorted and helped in so many ways. Brother Mete went out of his way to make our trip a memorable one and on another occasion Fatima escorted us and this was also thoroughly enjoyable. Well worth a trip
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Response from selenetravel, Manager at Highlights of Konya
Responded 29 Sep 2019
Thank you so much for your review
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Fantastic trip to Konya with great food. our guide and Selene Travel provided great service and traditional Turkish hospitality.
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Response from selenetravel, Manager at Highlights of Konya
Responded 29 Sep 2019
Thank you so much for your review
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One of the best trips me and my wife had. Super customer service and care from Mete. Very trustworthy. We went from the UK to there for a 7 day Turkey tour and a day in Konya. Highly recommended!!
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Response from selenetravel, Manager at Highlights of Konya
Responded 29 Sep 2019
Thank you so much for your review
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By: Selene Travel
38 reviews
Halibryamov
10
In the depths of mysticism
Thank you to our guides Mette and Fatma for welcoming us to this mystical city. Not only the place of stay was
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Shabir D
Leeds, United Kingdom
50
Our brilliant time in Konya
Fantastic tour guides:) best we have have had anywhere:) All the group very friendly and helpful, esp Mete,
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zaid p
10
Amazing visit to Konya
Had an amazing trip to Konya tailored to our needs. Our guide Musfafa was very thorough and spoke well in English.
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lucie-kurumlian
10
Tourism
Excellent Tour Well organized and Highly Recommended To Experience Spiritual and Mystical Realm.....
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Adam I
523
Simply amazing!
The tour guide, Mustafa, has been the best part of our trip. I cannot overstate how wonderful of an experience the
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TanyaS1741
10
Rumi's Konya
Beautiful experience as the place imbibes of Rumi and Sufi energy. Enchanting Sema ceremony of the Dervishes was
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Daydream67589757349
10
Happily konya
Had a wonderful experience in konya w/t selene travels...specially because of this girl fatima! She is just too
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Tasneem009
10
Outstanding service with a personal touch
We have had a great pleasure of traveling to Konya as part of our cultural and Sufi tour of this majestic city.
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Anica168
10
Great experience
I visited Konia and Kappadocia last year, but I will come back very soon because I have wonderful memories from
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Trish O
Wellington, New Zealand
31
Selene Travel and Çatalhöyük - Outstanding site near Konya - 9,500 years old
When visiting Cappadocia a few days ago (September 2019) I looked at the map more closely and realised that Göreme
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217azraz
Alanya, Turkey
51
Hidden treasures
We were very lucky to find this agency and book a tour to Cappadocia with Mete. He showed us highlights of the
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Anamtravels
10
Amazing Amazing Amazing!! Must book
Me and my husband booked this tour last minute when we arrived in Konya after searching we came across Selene
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edica_c
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
10
Stunning Cappadocia
Our short visit to the interesting and spiritual Konya, ended with a full day tour to Cappadocia. It was possible
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leyyakalla
10
Excellent Tour Group- Highly recommended
I highly recommend Selene Travel company, their deep historical knowledge and personal touch give you a true
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Pakistanitraveller17
10
Ms Maqsooma
Excellent trip very learning and thoroughly enjoyed it. Hospitality was excellent also . Went to Rumi shrine as
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