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KONYA; ART OF STONE AND TILE ...

Frontal decoration of Ince Minare:

Ince Minareli Medrese Museum (Theological School): To the west of Alaeddin Tepesi is the Ince Minare Medrese, built by the Seljuk Vizier Sahip Ata Fahrettin Ali in 1254. Its main exhibits are carvings in wood and stone dating back to the Seljuks, and most carry motifs found in the tiles and ceramics, lions, humans, and the double-headed eagles which is mow a symbol of the town. The main doorway has stunning examples of ornate tiles and decorative calligraphy.

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  • liliana91's Profile Photo
    Jun 13, 2012 at 4:45 AM

    wow, that entrance in the building is quite intimidating.. guess is quite an huge building..

  • hopang's Profile Photo
    Apr 18, 2010 at 5:42 AM

    Interesting Konya travel page with stunning photographs. Konya certainly has numerous wonderful tourist attractions. Those museums certainly attract us a lot especially the Archeological Museum. Thanks for the virtual tour. ~ho & pang

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Feb 22, 2010 at 8:27 PM

    What a great experience for you Bora, staying with the Nomads! Love the waterfall and the Archeology Museum looks excellent!

  • junecorlett's Profile Photo
    Apr 16, 2009 at 7:38 AM

    Very Interesting Konya page, I like the hotels Bora.

  • eceak's Profile Photo
    Apr 6, 2009 at 10:24 AM

    Fantastic page:)

  • PierreZA's Profile Photo
    Mar 6, 2009 at 12:41 PM

    A very interesting page. I would like to see the Seljuk tiles.

  • jumpingnorman's Profile Photo
    Feb 21, 2009 at 11:23 AM

    I like seeing the sarcophagis - they're so eerie...and nice Konya tips, Norman :)...and yes, that is an interesting dress from Konya (is that from early 1900's)

  • mikelisaanna's Profile Photo
    Sep 8, 2008 at 6:08 PM

    We enjoyed your Konya page. We only were there for a day, but found it to be a very interesting city.

  • happyatif's Profile Photo
    May 9, 2006 at 10:25 AM

    konya waterfall photo - wow, its amazing! i hope to go there before I leave Istanbul - are you around for a coffee?

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2005 at 3:52 AM

    fantastic tips and pics here!

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