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Mausoleum of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi

 
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Konya
Country
Turkey
Dates
1274
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman

Description

Evliya Çelebi describes the mausoleum as being in the middle of an irem garden and surrounded by rosebushes where nightingales sing while dervishes whirl. The mausoleum is visible in the lower part of an illustration of Konya by Matrakçı; the pool in the center of the courtyard identifies it as a garden.

 

Source

  • Travel Account, 17th century
Catalogue
Ottoman Gardens
City
Konya
Country
Turkey
Dates
1274
Authors
Nurhan Atasoy;
Seyit Ali Kahraman