Mardin, Turkey ----- Mardin has often been considered an open air museum due to its historical architecture. Most buildings use the beige colored limestone rock which has been mined for centuries in quarries around the area.
The mausoleum of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi (qs), a Sufi mystic also known as Mevlâna or Rumi. It was also the dervish lodge (tekke) of the Mevlevi order, better known as the whirling dervishes. Mevlâna died on 17 December Konya, Turkey