Friday, 08 December 2023

Konya Panorama Museum

It was built by the Metropolitan Municipality in 2017. The museum is about the whole life of Hazrat Mevlana and 13th century Konya. The museum, which consists of two sections and a gallery area, has a courtyard section at the entrance.
Inside the courtyard there are models of the world-class Mevlevi houses that have survived today. The main Mevlevi House is the Mevlana Museum, as well as the Mevlevi House in Cairo, Damascus, Plovdiv, Cyprus, Nicosia, Kilis, Afyon, Kutahya, Eskişehir, Antalya, Tokat, Istanbul, Gallipoli, Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa, Edirne, İzmir and Ankara.

In the first part, the Seljuk Panel is located. In this section, it is about the reliefs on the buildings in the Seljuk Period.
In the gallery section, it consists of huge paintings about the events of the period from the childhood of Hazrat Mevlana to his death. There are also mosques in it and there are puppets in it.

The Panorama Section is located on the upper floor of the museum, making the museum unique. Inside 13. The century also consists of areas that tell about Konya in the Anatolian Seljuk Period and even keep it alive. In this section, merchants, artisans, scholars who took refuge in Anatolia, especially priests and saints took part, and both the racial and religious diversity of the city draws attention. It is also about the first Sema. This section is one of the most important parts of the museum. At the same time, the sounds of hammers and the harmony in the formation of the first Sema are played to people and kept alive in that moment.