Konya Tourism

Visit Konya - Best of Konya

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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Konya Travel Tips

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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Facts and Stats for Konya*

  • Pollution Statistics in Konya

    Know the pollution level of Konya before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 96.43 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 100 (Very High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Konya: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Konya for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Konya.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 40 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 15 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 62.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 45 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 37.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 20 (Low)
  • Living in Konya - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 68.13 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.73 (High)
    • Pollution Index 87.93 (Very High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 81 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 80.56 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.08 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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