Konya, the hometown of the major names of Turkish culture and literature Mevlana and Nasreddin Hodja, Konya is a magnificent city of great cultural and historical significance.
Known as one of the earliest settlements on Earth, and inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük reveals also the beginning of the history of Konya.
As of 2011, the Konya Metropolitan Municipality had a population close to 1.1 million. Konya is an economically and industrially developed city.
Surrounded with many historical monuments and sites, Konya offers the opportunity to get familiar with the cultural values of the region and get immersed in Rumi’s philosophical thoughts.
One of the most important faith tourism centers in Anatolia, Konya invites you to discover its unique mystical nature!