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“rest and see”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Alaeddin Hill

Ranked #6 of 52 things to do in Konya
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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“rest and see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

Take a tea, listen to tree's sound and visit the history of the Anatolian Selcuk Empire. Take a rest and go forward for Hz. Mevlana

Visited June 2013
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“Worth a quick viewing if wandering town”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Up the hill with the staircase fountain is another mosque. Souvenir vendors are outside but you can ignore them and enjoy the views of town from the grounds. There's another mosque down one side with pretty blue tiles on its minaret that are lovely as well.

Visited May 2013
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Glastonbury, England, United Kingdom
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“Aladdin's Lamp”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2013

A picturesque hill with a beautiful mosque toppling it (if female, remember to dress appropriately and take a shawl to cover your head). This venue is free.

Alaeddin hill, in fact the area, may have been the fundamental basis to the story about Aladdin, his lamp and the life of a boy in Mesopotamia. The whole area of Konya has a magical, mystical feel, so it isn't surprising to find a place that has a name-sake.

Here you will find a lovely water feature, cafe and time to relax. It can be accessed via tram or dolmus at a very reasonable price - or you could just stroll there with your kebab and arran (a yoghurt drink), however you get there it really is a good place to visit. Opposite, you will find plenty of shops and places to eat at reasonable prices.

Visited April 2013
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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“Interesting architecture”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

The Alaeddin Mosque on top of the hill was built by the Seljuks and reflects the architecture of the period. The views of the city from the hilltop are not that impressive.

Visited December 2012
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“Historical part”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2012

a kind of timulus, this hill unfortunately was under construction. But you should visit there anyway to see the mosque on top of it. Also you'll have chance to see Konya's landscape from this place.

Visited December 2012
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