Konya Province is located in the south of the Central Anatolia Region in the middle of the Anatolian Peninsula. City is the province with the largest surface area in Turkey. Located close to the city center, Çatalhöyük is known as the oldest and most advanced Neolithic period settlement ever discovered. Konya was known as “Iconium” during the Roman Empire period. It has been the capital of the Seljuk Empire in the 12th and 13th centuries and is one of Turkey's largest cultural centers.
You can reach Konya by road, rail and airway.
One of the most important places to be visited in Konya is the tomb of Mevlana Celaleddin Rumi. This tomb, built by Sultan Veled, the son of Mevlana in 1274, is one of the most visited places by tourists.
Karatay Madrasah, which is among the historical buildings of Konya, is a small but very important madrasah. Decorations on the structure are very interesting for those who are visiting here.
Meke Lake, which has a great reputation throughout Turkey, is a focus of interest for tourists. This lake, also known as Crater Lake, was formed by water filled in an extinct volcano crater. There are small islands in the middle of the lake.