Mevlana Sema Otel Konya

Mevlana Cad. No:67 Karatay Merkez, Karatay, Konya, Konya, Turkey | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Konya

Home of Whirling Dervishes

A travel blog entry by leonajim


... fairly short walk back to our hotel to get the car and continue on our way. We were headed to Konya via Egirdir which is a town on the lakes in the middle of this section of Turkey. There are a few lakes actually and the two we saw were huge with beautiful clean, very clear water. Yesterday afternoon and today we have seen snow high up on the mountains around us.

We had a short walk around before heading on. From here we ...


A travel blog entry by laurennorman


Today I took a day trip to the city of Konya by myself. I went by the high speed train so it took only 1 hour and 45 minutes. Konya is actually the biggest city in turkey in terms of actual size, not population (that's Istanbul of course), and Konya is the home of the Mevlevi (whirling dervishes).
The main reason I wanted to go to Konya was to see the Mevlevi museum which is also the mausoleum of the leader of the Mevlevi called ...


A travel blog entry by nuraini_hamid


... shoes. The ill would be treated and animals would be tended and, if needed horses would be shoed. For their religious practices, they would use the "Kosk Mescid", a small mosque, in the center of the courtyard. The "Kosk Mescid", usually located in the centre of the courtyard, was the most important part of the caravanserais. These mosques were normally built ...


A travel blog entry by dumic


... wrote poems about love and tolerance. A couple of his poems were read at our wedding. Rumi also started the order of the Whirling Dervishes, a spiritual dance of sorts where the whirler goes into a trance and tries to become one with God. About 8 years ago I saw the whirling dervishes perform for the first time at the Kimmel Center and fell in love. The expression on their faces as they whirled were ...


A travel blog entry by digsbysuky


... we collect information on all kinds of different finds. Things like ground, worked stones, human bone, clay objects and pieces of figurines all get catalogued. We also collect samples of various bits of organic matter, such as phytoliths (ancient reeds) and charcoal (for C14 dating). Every time we collect something like this, we have to measure its location on the grid in 3D (longitude, latitude and elevation), so in the future, experts will ...

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This hotel, located on Mevlana Cad. No:67 Karatay Merkez, Karatay, Konya, is near Green Mausoleum (Mevlana Museum ), Alaeddin Hill, The Citadel of Ayasoluk, and Museum of Tile Works (Medresse of Karatay).
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