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Alaeddin Mosque, Konya

#8 of 14 in Historic Sites in Konya
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • This mosque is located in a hill of the same name. It used to be the residence of the Turkish Sultans of Rum, ruling most of Asia Minor and, at certain point, trying to conquer Syria too. The hill.....  more »
  • Very average place! You can visit it or not. I visited it with Alaeddin hills and very dynamic Zafar Street.  more »
  • Under construction 🚧 Alaeddin Mosque is the earliest structure built at the Seljuk capital; it not only reflects all the historic phases of its evolution from a palace masjid, built as a cappella palatina, to the Great Mosque of the city but also steps forth as a commemorative architectural heritage symbolizing the power and might of the entire Seljuk period for the kümbedhane (kümbed seray-i shahan) in its courtyard houses the tombs of the Seljuk sultans. However, the Seljuk Palace with its group of structures of legendary beauty scattered around the gardens on top of a höyük known as Alaeddin Hill deteriorated in time and disappeared; destruction, misuse, and improper restorations accelerated the deterioration of and changed the physical environment encompassing the material evidence of the Seljuk period.
  • Very average place! You can visit it or not. I visited it with Alaeddin hills and very dynamic Zafar Street.
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