The name of Mevlana who lived in Konya is known better than the name of the city itself. Primary reason for it is the hospitality of him which calls everybody to come to peace, ignoring region and lifestyle differences.
Come, come, whoever you are,
Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving,
Ours is not a caravan of despair.
Even if you have broken your vows a thousand times
It doesn’t matter
Come, come yet again, come
A visit of dervish convent tells us the story of their phases of life. Most advanced Seljuk architecture shows itself in this complex. In order to see the mosaic, stone and wooden art of the era we visit Karatay Madrasah, Inceminare Museum and Aladdin Hill which are the cornerstones of the city of Konya.
Monolithic wooden nailless doors will be your favorite art works. After the epic local taste of 'etliekmek' in a restaurant, you will never forget this two meter-long thin bread which has small meat pieces on it.
With its history of thousands of years in Anatolia as first known village of the World, Catalhoyuk waits you in Konya. From city center it takes almost half an hour by car, when we arrive there we understand the meaning of it’s name ‘catal –twin, hoyuk-hill’.
You will be astonished by their culture, which requires burial of the dead body under the house where he spent his life. Another dazzling info is the formation of hills, citizens of the village tore down the old mud houses and built new ones on them again and again.
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