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Konya is the city of Mevlana, the center of love and tolerance.


It is one of the must-see cities in Turkey with its deep-rooted history and culture, which witnessed the life of Nasreddin Hodja, one of the most important names in history.

Konya has a rich variety of places to visit. Thousands of local and foreign tourists visit this place every year not only for cultural tourism but also for faith tourism.

Places to Visit in Konya

museum of Mevlana

Due to his philosophy that influenced the whole world, Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi has a great place in Turkish and Islamic culture. For this reason, the Mevlevi Lodge, which has been preserved until today and has been turned into a museum, is now one of the most visited museums.

The tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi, Kubbe-i Harda, or Green Dome, attracts the most attention in the museum, which has been active since 1926. Mevlana Tomb and Museum welcomes its visitors free of charge every day.

Karatay Madrasa – Tile Works Museum

Karatay Madrasa, which was built during the Anatolian Seljuk period, is one of the most beautiful examples of tile and stone work of its period. Especially the entrance door of the madrasah is a magnificent example of stonework.

The madrasa, which was built by Emir Celaleddin Karatay in 1251, has been visited since 1955 as the Karatay Museum, also known as the Tile Works Museum. In the madrasah, which was also used by the Ottomans after the Seljuks, tiles belonging to these periods are exhibited.

Konya Archeology Museum

Konya Archeology Museum, as the second oldest archeology museum in Turkey after the Istanbul Archeology Museum, was first opened to visitors in 1901. The artifacts, which were moved to the Mevlana Museum in 1927 and to the İplikçi Mosque in 1953, were moved to the present museum building in 1962.

In Konya Archeology Museum, Neolithic Age artifacts, Old Bronze and Middle Bronze (Assyrian Trade Colonies) artifacts, Iron Age artifacts, Artifacts from the Classical and Hellenistic periods, artifacts from the Roman and Byzantine periods are exhibited.

Nasreddin Hodja Archeology and Ethnography Museum

Welcoming its visitors in the Akşehir district of Konya, the Nasreddin Hodja Archeology and Ethnography Museum was opened to visitors after the Rüştü Bey Mansion was expropriated in 1989 and repaired in 1992.

Ethnographic works describing the mixed culture seen in Akşehir are exhibited in the museum. The gate of Seyyid Mahmud Hayrani Tomb, where you can see examples of woodwork from the 13th century, and the sarcophagus of Sheikh Eyüb Tomb are also exhibited in the middle hall of the museum.

Konya Ataturk House Museum

The two-storey historical building, which is the house where Atatürk stayed when he came to Konya, was registered in his name in 1928 as a thank you to Mustafa Kemal Atatürk by the people of Konya. The building, which was used as the Governor's Mansion between 1940 and 1963, was repaired and opened to visitors as Atatürk House and Culture Museum on 17 December 1964.

In the Atatürk Museum, which was restored in 1982, you can see the documents and photographs belonging to the period of the War of Independence, Atatürk's visits to Konya and the people of Konya.

Konya Science Center

Konya Science Center, which was established with the support of TUBITAK; It aims to make people of all ages love science with its thematic exhibitions, open-air exhibitions, observation and observation tower, planet house (planetarium), conference halls, laboratories and library.

Konya Science Center, which was pre-opened in 2014, stands out as an important example of a green building built in Turkey with its wind power plant and solar panels. This center aims to bring science and technology to an understandable and accessible position for all segments of society.


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