Şems-i Tebrizi Cami


An important pilgrimage place, this mosque contains the elegant 14th-century tomb of Rumi's spiritual mentor, Şemsi Tebrizi (Şems of Tabriz). It's in a park just northwest of Hükümet Meydanı.

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1. Şerafettin Cami

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2. Tile Museum

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3. Alaaddin Cami

0.26 MILES

Konya's most important religious building after the Mevlâna shrine, this Seljuk mosque bestrides Alaaddin Tepesi. Built for Alaeddin Keykubad I, Sultan of…

4. Sırçalı Medrese

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Sponsored by the Seljuk vizier Bedreddin Muhlis, the 13th-century Sırçalı Medrese was named after its tiled exterior. Inside, in the courtyard, some of…

6. Selimiye Cami

0.42 MILES

Konya's most prominent mosque is the Selimiye Cami, built between 1566 and 1574 when Sultan Selim II was the governor of Konya.

7. Sahib-i Ata Külliyesi

0.43 MILES

Behind its requisite grand entrance with built-in minaret is the Sahib-i Ata Külliyesi, originally constructed during the reign of Alaaddin Keykavus…

8. Archaeological Museum

0.44 MILES

The rather dusty Archaeological Museum houses interesting finds from Çatalhöyük, including the skeleton of a baby girl, clutching jewellery made of stone…