Konya is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Konya one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Konya is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Konya or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Konya. Explore the historical monuments of Konya with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Konya guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Konya page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Konya landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Konya.
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Sems Parki Sems Mahallesi Karatay, Konya 42050, Turkey
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Dedicated to Semsi Tebrizi- a friend, companion and guide of Mevlana Rumi, this mosque was originally used as a tekke or dervish hall, as hence is square shaped. There is a tomb beneath the cenotaph which is believed to be of Semsi Tebrizi, but it is not yet proved.
Yet, a beautiful place to visit. It is just at a walking distance from Mevlana Museum.
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
An ancient hotel or an inn which was located on the historical silk route, the Caravanserai that stands today is the well-maintained ruins of what was a landmark in the past. Merchants and travellers of ancient times used to drop-in here when travelling on the silk-route.
When here, do not miss you the variety of beautiful birds that you can observe.
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Sahibi Ata Cad. 91, Konya, Turkey
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This petite museum displays the collection of artefacts from Roman, Byzantine and Seljuk influence on Konya. It is also has an assorted finds from the Neolithic tumulus at Çatal Höyük. The collection is rich in sarcophagi and has some rare burial treasures.
Set in a simple Turkish complex, this museum is worth visiting for history enthusiasts.
This landmark structure was built in late 13th century by Anatolian Seljuk Sultanate vizier Sahib Ata Fahreddin Ali who later also founded the Anatolian beylik ofSahib Ata. The minaret was originally taller and slender than the structure that stands today.
The minaret is made up of ornamented stone facade which includes intricate designs of scripts...