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Address: Konya, Turkey
Phone Number: 0332-351-1215
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Definately worth a visit

I spent some time visiting this museum while passing through Konya and it's definately worth ervry second I spent there. Visited as a pilgrimage site by Muslims, there were a lot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

At its core this is basically a mosque containing the burial place of Mevlana (founder of the whirling dervishes sect). The many individual small rooms lining the courtyard being converted to museum displays provide details and important artefacts related to Melvana and the whirling dervishes sect. Probably a must for anyone on a religious tour/pilgrimage. I visited with a tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

I spent some time visiting this museum while passing through Konya and it's definately worth ervry second I spent there. Visited as a pilgrimage site by Muslims, there were a lot of people there, but it was still quiet as holy places are. The area containing the burial place of Mevlana is beautifully decorated and the courtyard is wonderful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Went to the Museum on a Tuesday and I found that it was not too busy.. What a stunning place very spiritual, highly recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Mevlana Jalaludeen Rumi's Musauleum and museum is a great spiritual experience. Konya Teaches the essences of Islamic teachings. A must visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Easy and cheap to get to from Istanbul - Pagasus airline £28 Rtn flying from Sabiha G airport. Great place to visit, free entrance, plenty of information - all tourists respectful of place being visited and quite knowlegable. Interesting mosque nearby as well. Plenty of literature, gifts and souvenirs available. Lovely gardens. Nice to see a slab recognising Allama Muhammad... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We visited on a Sunday, and by 9:00am opening time, there were a lot of visitors already. Overall the visit was informative & İ'm sure it has more meaning for people who are more knowledgeable about the history. But overall it was an interesting visit. There are carparks, restaurants, shops, and hotels close by, which are nice bonuses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I loved this place. It felt more like a stop on a spiritual pilgrimage than a tourist attraction. People were respectful and in awe at Rumi's tomb. The section about the training of the dervishes was enlightening and thoughtfully constructed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

This is the reason to visit Konya, which has been both a Sufi mystic center and trading crossroads for centuries. Mevlana is better known in other countries as Rumi: Mevlana Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi. The complex is in the center of the city and is always crowded with believers and tourists. The center of the site is a former Marissa... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Mevlana or 'Rumi' is well known name in many parts of the world. A visit to the museum puts into context the reason behind the following and long lasting teaching that are still followed and practiced. It is extremely busy with many local Turkish visiting as well. The museum gives great insight into the life and teaching of Mevlana which... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We stayed one night in Konya on our drive from Ephesus to the Cappadocia region. The museum is worth a brief visit but didn’t stand out among all the other great sites we visited on our trip.

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