Alaeddin Mosque, Konya

The Alaeddin Mosque (also spelled Alaettin) is the largest and oldest mosque in Konya, constructed by the Seljuk Sultan of Rum in 1221. It lies on Alaettin Hill, the site of Konya's original acropolis.

The Alaeddin Mosque has some interesting architectural features, such as columns of different sizes and decorations incorporated from different periods. The interior includes a tomb chamber with the sarcophagi of a dozen Seljuk sultans.

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Quick Facts on Alaeddin Mosque

Site Information
Names:Alaeddin Mosque
Country:Turkey
Categories:mosques
Visitor and Contact Information
Coordinates:37.873346° N, 32.492859° E
Address:Konya, Turkey
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References

  1. Alaeddin Mosque - Archnet Digital Library
  2. Religious Monuments of Konya - Turkey Ministry of Tourism

More Information

Interior of the mosque. © Dick Osseman
Tombs of Seljuk sultans. © Dick Osseman
Minbar. © Dick Osseman

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