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Mevlana Museum

Mevlana Museum

Mevlana Museum, incredible, social complex is located on Konya s middle of the Turkey. It is famous for Mevlana Mausoleum belonging to well known great dervish, poet and pioneer of the Islamic mysticism, Mevlana Jelaleddin Rumi. Also, this magnificent structure includes many sections such as outdoors, Dervish Cells, Kitchen, Yard, Mosque, Library, Chant Room, Water-tank with a fountain, Semahane and Çerag Door.

At the beginning, this splendid complex was a rose garden surrogated a dervish lodge which was given as a present to Sultânül-Ulemâ Bâhaeddin, the father of Mevlana, by Sultan Aladdin Keykubat in the Seljuk Period.

Afterwards, there was added the mausoleum primarily including the graves of Mevlana’s father, Mevlana and his other family members here. Additionally, in 1926 the place was turned into a museum (today’s it is Museum).

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