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Dick Osseman | all galleries >> Kütahya pictures - Turkey > Kutahya june 2008 1779.jpg
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Kutahya june 2008 1779.jpg

Kutahya june 2008 1779.jpg

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This "whirling dervish" does indeed turn round, as long as the motor is switched on (it stops in the evening). It stands in front of a mosque of which I show several shots on the next pictures, which has a circular interior, for the dances of the dervishes. In it there are the graves of a number of dervish “sheiks”. The Ulu Camii is slightly to the right out of the picture.

I have been informed by a Kütahya resident the name of the mosque is Dönenler Cami (the mosque of those who rotate).

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