Known as the city of whirling dervishes who are the members of Muslim austere order performing whirling dances as a mean of their euphoric devotion and for its outstanding Seljuk architecture, Konya is one of the most prominent cities of Turkey. A former capital in the times of Anadolu Selcuklulari, this city is blessed with landmarks and architecture that have stood the test of time and present before its visitors, the era long gone by.
It is also the resting ground of the renowned Sufi Mystic and poet Rumi.
The beautiful architecture, the fascinating museums and the hospitality of the locals make Konya ideal for tourism. Konya is also one of the most conservative cities of Turkey and women travelers are advised to obey the local dressing protocol.
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Essential travel information and Konya tips for your visit
- Konya is a conservative city and it is advisable for women to wear full-sleeved modest clothing. Head-scarves are also a must.
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