“Come, whoever you may be. Even if you may be an infidel, a pagan, or a fire-worshipper, come. Ours is not a brotherhood of despair. Even if you have broken your vows of repentance a hundred times, come.” These famous verses are belong to Mevlana, more popularly called ‘Rumi’, a worldly famous Muslim poet, a religious leader and philosopher. In today’s article, Travel Booking Turkey by Imperial Travel Turkey, who comes up with a different, useful content all the time, will briefly inform you about the Mevlana Museum in Konya: the mausoleum of the world’s greatest religious mystics.
The Mevlana Museum, also known as the Green Mausoleum or Green Dome is the symbol of Konya and the city’s main sightseeing attraction. Its a huge complex that houses the tomb and shrine of the Mevlana together with a huge collection of artifacts belonging to the Mevlana Order. A peaceful garden welcomes you as you enter through the gate with roses, trees, fountains and tombstones. The museum includes a dervish lodge and semahane where the ritual whirling ceremony takes place. A library, living and teaching quarters and the tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi are also in the complex of mausoleum. The tomb is a holy spot at the museum, where pilgrims and tourists visit to pay their respects to this world-renowned poet of tolerance and acceptance. Travel Booking Turkey by Imperial Travel Turkey invites you to Konya, the adopted home of Mevlana, full of perfect examples of early-Ottoman culture. Mevlana Museum in Konya must be definitely visited to have a deep understanding of Sufism’s history and culture and to watch the famous ritual Sufi Dance at its place.
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