Otel Selcuk

Sans Mah. Alaaddin Cad. Mazhar Babalik Sok. No:4 Karatay Merkez, Karatay, Konya, Konya, 42050, Turkey | Hotel
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Underground City

A travel blog entry by bruceandanne

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Leaving Goreme we headed for Konya. Our first stop was the underground city of Kaymakli. This city is carved out of the rock and has many levels going to a depth of 90m. It was not just a city for the villagers but also for their animals. It had excellent ventilation but there is no evidence of a sewage system (unlike the Cu Chi Tunnels of …

Konya - Mausoleum and Celtic houses

A travel blog entry by thefantastic

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Today is the day of loooong by ride. 8-9 hours to Cappadocia.

We'll stop by Konya - the famous old captial city of the Seljuk Turks later which the guide explained is where we'll see Celtic remains. The 2 eras - ottoman and Celtic. So far we have seen the ottoman remains.

We visited teh Mausoleum of Mevlana (someone like Confucius to Chinese?) - a great philosopher, poet and father of the whirling dervishes (Mevlevi Order). We saw ...

Cappadocia to Sultanhani to Konya

A travel blog entry by lizmcconnell

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... were handed over to the manager to be sold for them. The manager thus made commission from the trading. There was buying and selling of merchandise along the way. Families accompanied the caravan and the women cooked, cleaned and washed the clothes. The caravan would stop for a couple of weeks and make deals with the local merchants, thus enriching the commercial life, so caravanserais (traveller's hotels) were constructed to encourage the caravan to stop. ...

Home of Rumi the poet

A travel blog entry by anne.morley.12

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... went to the Rumi Museum. It is the home of The Whirling Dervishes and Sufi music. Rumi belonged to this religious group of people. The building where the tombs are has a beautiful torquoise spire on it.

We finished the night with dinner at a little restaurant from Lonely Planet, we had a beautiful cheap authentic Turkish food. The hosts were lovely and we had photos taken with the owner.
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Bits and pieces

A travel blog entry by cruisinpenny

... the Mevlana Museum, the training center for Sufi Whirling Dervishes. We were part of a large crowd of Muslims paying homage to the man who started the center. On display were the small rooms the students used as sort of monastic cells. The program was 1001 days long, and that was all for study. At the end of that period, the training for dance or music began. To begin the dance, the men come out in black jackets symbolizing earth/life. They then shed the black, to show ...

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This hotel, located on Sans Mah. Alaaddin Cad. Mazhar Babalik Sok. No:4 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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Not the Otel, the fort.
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