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Address: Hamidiye Mah. Alaaddin Bulv. No:15 Meram Merkez, Meram, Konya, Turkey
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Great Museum

The museum is very small but beautifully presented. The collection is very interesting and of great quality. The entrance is magnificent. If you are in Konya it won't take you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The intricate carving on the entrance gate is what you go to see here. Jaw droppingly beautiful example of Seljuk carving and design.

Thank Saadia K
Mexico City
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The museum is very small but beautifully presented. The collection is very interesting and of great quality. The entrance is magnificent. If you are in Konya it won't take you much time and you will be very satisfied with the visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

There are only two nice things about this museum: the big imposing door, and the main hall once you enter is big and bright. Everything else is a somewhat boring: a bunch of stones and woodwork laid out under lights, with occasional one line labels saying what each piece is. Not really much in terms of information to engage your... More 

Thank IntrepidTravellah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

From our piont of view it is the most beautiful camii in the city of Konya, but mostly it is closed and visible only from the street.

Thank Vladimíra Š
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The building is impressive on its own. Look at the photos in the entranceway showing how tall the minaret was before being struck by lightning. The carved stonework around the doorway is amazing, as are the many samples inside. There are beautifully carved wooden doors and furniture as well. The museum is small but spacious and won't take more than... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The doorway was stunning. Look and admire. Take some really good photographs and look at them again when you get home, and again. The interior was well laid out and not too busy.

Thank Averil N
Denpasar, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

another one of a must visit place in Konya. amazing heritage and historical site carved stone. but not many visitor.

1 Thank aci y
Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

This museum used to be a religious school building (madrasah). It dates back to 1279 and its name (which can be translated as "slim minaret") derives from the fact that its minaret was very tall and thin when compared with other minarets of the period. Of course, today, only lower section of that minaret remains but it still is very... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

You can't believe your eyes when you see the entrance door. This place was amazing. And I don't know why tripadvisor insisting on 50 characters, I don't want to detail my comments!!!

1 Thank pelinulca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

A main stop on the Tram and many bus and Dolmus lines - this hill is a park with a stair fountain entry. On weekends it if full of families. The very old mosque is worth the trip and the high view of the city.

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