Due to the undescribably positive memories of that trip, when traveling anywhere in the world, Kensington will always be my first choice.
- Kathryn B.
Konya is a city in Turkey, on the central plateau of Anatolia. Alongside a generally high level of instruction and very modern buildings, Konya has a reputation of being one of the more religiously conservative metropolitan centers in Turkey. It was once known as the "citadel of Islam", and it is still more devout than other cities. The tomb of Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, the Persian Sufi poet commonly known as "Mevlâna" and who is the founder of the Sufi Mevlevi order (known for The Whirling Dervishes), is located in the Green Mausoleum of Mevlana, which is an important place of pilgrimage. Alaedin Mosque located on Alaettin Hill, is the site of Konya's original acropolis, and the largest and oldest mosque in Konya. The Archaeological Museum has an excellent collection of ancient artifacts ranging from the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Era, including many ancient Roman sarcophagi and Greek inscriptions.
(Istanbul, Cappadocia, Konya, Pamukkale, Kusadasi, Izmir, Canakkale)
Discover Turkey in a complete tour. The highlights of the tours includes: Istnabul, Cappadocia, Konya, antalya, Pamukkale, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Pergamum, Troy, Gallipoli and much more.
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