Turkey Konya Culture & Historical Tours

Discover Konya's rich history and culture at the Mevlana Museum, home to the Sufi sect's origins and the mesmerizing Sema ceremony. Visit the unique Esrefoglu Mosque, a wooden masterpiece blending various decorative techniques, on your Konya History and Culture Tour. Enjoy the beauty of Lake Beysehir, both an irrigation source and a national park. Konya History and Culture Tour's last destination is Eflatun Pinari, a Hittite shrine dating to the 13th century BCE, with its captivating walled basin and relief figures.

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7 Day Antalya Cappadocia Istanbul Turkey Holiday Vacation Package7 Day Antalya Cappadocia Istanbul Turkey Holiday Vacation Package

7 Day Antalya Cappadocia Istanbul Turkey Holiday Vacation Package

If you're looking for something special and unusual, look no further. The best Turkey packages for a short Turkey visit include Istanbul, Antalya, Cappadocia and return to Istanbul. This is the perfect tour for you with all the bells and whistles. There are no long bus journeys, only domestic flights take you to your destination comfortably and conveniently. By booking this tour, you will be able to see Istanbul, the Mediterranean Region and Central Anatolia. 7 Days Antalya Cappadocia Istanbul Türkiye Holiday Package is ideal for those who enjoy history, culture, sea and sand!

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureOn Request
DestinationsAntalyaKonyaCappadociaİstanbul
Stars inAntalya
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Operated inEnglish
7 Day Antalya Cappadocia Istanbul Turkey Holiday Vacation Package
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Private 10 Day Istanbul Ephesus Bodrum Pamukkale Antalya Cappadocia TourPrivate 10 Day Istanbul Ephesus Bodrum Pamukkale Antalya Cappadocia Tour

Private 10 Day Istanbul Ephesus Bodrum Pamukkale Antalya Cappadocia Tour

Discover 10 Day Turkey :  Istanbul Ephesus Bodrum Pamukkale Antalya Cappadocia Each of these destinations offers its own blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, making Turkey a diverse and captivating travel destination

Tour TypePrivate
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DestinationsİstanbulIzmirEphesusBodrumPamukkaleAntalyaKonyaCappadociaİstanbul
Stars inİstanbul
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Operated inEnglish
Private 10 Day Istanbul Ephesus Bodrum Pamukkale Antalya Cappadocia Tour
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10 Days, 9 Destinations
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12 Day Turkish Holiday Packages12 Day Turkish Holiday Packages

12 Day Turkish Holiday Packages

Exploring Turkey with a tour that covers Istanbul, Kusadasi, Ephesus, Sirince Village, Pamukkale, Konya, Antalya, and Cappadocia offers a diverse journey through historical sites, natural wonders, and cultural experiences.

Tour TypeRegular & Private
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsİstanbulIzmirKusadasiEphesusPamukkaleAntalyaKonyaCappadociaİstanbul
Stars inİstanbul
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12 Day Turkish Holiday Packages
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7 Days Eyes of Turkey Travel Package7 Days Eyes of Turkey Travel Package

7 Days Eyes of Turkey Travel Package

This call is for tireless travelers who will not quit before the end day because the destinations here are the most attractive ones in Turkey. Istanbul; the house of countless attractions and historical monuments, Antalya; the pearl of the Mediterranean, Konya; the capital of peace, and Cappadocia; like a surreal painting that nature did throughout centuries. 

Tour TypeRegular & Private
DepartureGuaranteed
DestinationsIstanbulAntalyaKonyaCappadociaIstanbul
Stars inIstanbul
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
7 Days Eyes of Turkey Travel Package
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28 Days Complete Turkey Tour28 Days Complete Turkey Tour

28 Days Complete Turkey Tour

A very interesting and detailed tour package. A perfect way to see and experience Turkey from east to west and from south to north with a full comprehensive and complete 28-day tour.The glory of Istanbul, joy of Aegean Region, sea, sun, sand of south, deep history and culture of the east, unique nature of Black Sea, they are all waiting for you. A wonderful Full Turkey Tour that you cannot afford to miss.

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsIstanbulAbant Lake National ParkSafranboluAnkaraCorumAmasyaTrabzonErzurumKarsDogubeyazit TourVanBitlisDiyarbakirMardinSanliurfaNemrut MountKahtaGaziantepAdanaCappadociaKonyaAntalyaPamukkaleKusadasiBergamaCanakkaleIstanbul
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28 Days Complete Turkey Tour
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9 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour9 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour

9 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour

Welcome to another favorable tour, 9 Day Southwestern Turkey Package. The tour will take you to all the top destinations in Central & Southwestern Turkey like Cappadocia, Antalya and more with perfect service and with the best prices. A great opportunity to explore the region. 

Tour TypeRegular & Private
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsCappadociaKonyaAntalyaPamukkaleKusadasiIzmir
Stars inCappadocia
Ends inIzmir
Operated inEnglish
9 Days Southwestern Turkey Tour
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11 Days Special Turkey Vacation Package11 Days Special Turkey Vacation Package

11 Days Special Turkey Vacation Package

For those who haven't witnessed the Gallipoli, bathed in the therapeutic waters of Pamukkale, explored the Seven Churches of St. John, or fully beheld the splendor of the ancient city of Ephesus, this tour is tailor-made for you.

Tour TypeRegular
DepartureGuaranteed
DestinationsIstanbulCanakkaleTroyBergamaKusadasiPamukkaleAntalyaKonyaCappadociaIstanbul
Stars inIstanbul
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Operated inEnglish
11 Days Special Turkey Vacation Package
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10 Days Turkish Delight Vacation Package10 Days Turkish Delight Vacation Package

10 Days Turkish Delight Vacation Package

Embark on an affordable journey through Turkey with our Istanbul and Turkey Tour Packages. Whether your heart desires to venture into the cave churches of Cappadocia's Goreme, take a dip in the pristine travertine pools of Pamukkale, unwind near Antalya's Duden Waterfall, or find spiritual inspiration at Mevlana, this tour is a gateway to Turkey's captivating wonders, ready for your exploration. 

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DepartureGuaranteed
DestinationsIstanbulIzmirKusadasiPamukkaleAntalyaKonyaCappadociaIstanbul
Stars inIstanbul
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
10 Days Turkish Delight Vacation Package
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10 Days, 8 Destinations
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5 Days Anatolia Tour Package5 Days Anatolia Tour Package

5 Days Anatolia Tour Package

Your Journey will start from Ankara and all the way to Cappadocia where you will visit Ankara the capital city of Turkey, salt lake, Konya, and all this road trip offers. You can even take an optional balloon ride to enjoy Cappadocia from the sky. Make it memorable, make it private

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsAnkaraKonyaCappadociaAnkara
Stars inAnkara
Ends inAnkara
Operated inEnglish
5 Days Anatolia Tour Package
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5 Days, 4 Destinations
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9 Days Centre Anatolia Tour9 Days Centre Anatolia Tour

9 Days Centre Anatolia Tour

An alternative 9 Days Turkey Tour. Discover the highlights of Turkey. Visit the cultural & historic centre Istanbul, unique Cappadocia, capital city Ankara, amazing Pamukkale (cotton castle) and beautiful Antalya. A perfect budget tour to explore the foremost destinations of Turkey. 

Tour TypePrivate
DepartureScheduled
DestinationsAntalyaPamukkaleKonyaCappadociaAnkaraIstanbul
Stars inAntalya
Ends inIstanbul
Operated inEnglish
9 Days Centre Anatolia Tour
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Turkey Konya Culture & Historical Tours

The Konya History and Culture Tour offers a comprehensive exploration of the city's rich history and vibrant culture. The tour begins with the Mevlana Museum, where the famous Sufi philosopher Rumi is buried and the Sema tradition originates. The museum's halls showcase the evolution of the Sufi group over time. The Esrefoglu Mosque, a masterpiece of architecture and art, showcases the meticulously crafted woodwork. The tour continues to Lake Beysehir, a serene national park and a source of water for agriculture. The final stop is the Hittite shrine Eflatun Pinari, dating back to the 13th century BCE. The pond, decorated with carved figures, showcases ancient religions and cultures, highlighting the city's rich history and timeless appeal.

The best places to see in Konya 

1. The Mevlana Museum: is where the famous Sufi poet and sage Rumi's tomb is located. Mevlana Museum is also where the mesmerizing Sema celebration takes place.
2. Alaeddin Hill and Alaeddin Mosque: This is a famous hill with a view of the city that has the ruins of the Seljuk Palace and the Alaeddin Mosque. From the top of Alaeddin Hill, you can see a wide view of Konya. 
3. Karatay Madrasa: The Tile Museum is housed in a beautifully designed madrasa from the Seljuk era that has beautiful examples of Seljuk tilework and ceramics. Read more. 
4. The Ince Minareli Medrese is a beautiful madrasa from the Seljuk era that is known for its detailed stone carvings and one-of-a-kind design. Visit the page.
5. Konya Archaeological Museum: has items from many times in Konya's past, such as Neolithic, Hittite, Phrygian, and Roman times. 
6. Selimiye Mosque: This is a beautiful Ottoman-era mosque that is known for its large dome and detailed tilework. 
7. Sems-i Tebrizi Mosque and Tomb: This is where Sems-i Tebrizi, a close friend of Rumi and an important figure in Sufism, is buried. 
8. Sille Village is a cute old village on the edges of Konya that is famous for its well-preserved churches and houses cut out of rocks from the Byzantine era. Read more.
9. Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden: This is a one-of-a-kind botanical garden with lots of tropical plants and bright butterflies. See more.
10. Konya City Center: Walk around the busy streets, shops, and restaurants in Konya's lively city center to get a feel for the lively mood of this ancient city. 
11. The Sahip Ata Complex, also called the Sahip Ata Külliyesi, is a group of ancient buildings that includes a mosque, a madrasa, and a tomb. It is famous for its gorgeous Seljuk architecture and artistic features.
12. Konya Ethnography Museum: This is a museum that shows traditional Anatolian items, clothes, and crafts, giving visitors a look into the culture of the area. 
13. Aksehir is a cute town close to Konya that is famous for its historic churches and bazaars and its connection to the famous Turkish traditional artist Nasreddin Hodja. 
14. Haciveyiszade Mosque: This mosque was built during the Ottoman Empire and is famous for its beautiful design and elaborate decorations, such as its writing and tile work. 
15. The Seyyid Harun Veli Complex is a historic site that is dedicated to the Sufi saint Seyyid Harun Veli. It has a mosque, a tomb, a pond, and many gardens and spaces. 
16. Beysehir Lake is Turkey's biggest freshwater lake. You can go swimming, fishing, and birding there, which is set in beautiful natural settings. 
17. Konya Zoo: This is a family-friendly site with parks, dining places, and walking trails, as well as many animal types from all over the world. 
18. Konya Science Center: This is an engaging science museum where people of all ages can learn through hands-on displays and games. 
19. Catalhoyuk Archaeological Site is a UNESCO World Heritage Site close to Konya that has the remains of one of the world's largest Neolithic villages, which dates back more than 9,000 years. 
20. Hittite Monument: This is a modern piece of art that honors the Hittite culture. There are trees and walking paths all around it, and it is in the middle of Konya's city center.

Best things to do in Konya

  • Go to the Mevlana Museum. Learn about the life and lessons of the famous Sufi poet and sage, Rumi, by exploring the museum that is dedicated to him.
  • Experience the hypnotic Sufi tradition of spinning dervishes by going to a Sema Ceremony. This is a spiritual show that has deep roots in Konya's culture. 
  • Check out the Old Town. Walk through the famous old town of Konya's small streets to see traditional Ottoman buildings and go to the local shops. 
  • Eat some of Konya's tasty food, like etli ekmek (meat and dough bread), beyran (lamb soup), and tandir kebap (slow-cooked lamb). Please don't miss the chance to try Mevlana Coregi, the popular dish from Konya. It is a sweet cake filled with nuts and sugar. 
  • Go to Alaaddin Hill: Take a walk up Alaaddin Hill to see wonderful views of the city and see the old Alaaddin Mosque and Seljuk Palace ruins. 
  • Visit the Karatay Madrasa. This ancient madrasa is now home to the Karatay Museum of Tile and Ceramics. You can look at the beautiful Seljuk building and detailed tilework inside. 
  • Check out the Ince Minareli Madrasa. This lovely madrasa is famous for its bent tower and intricate stone carvings. 
  • Take it easy by Lake Beysehir: Spend a quiet afternoon by the shores of Turkey's third-largest freshwater lake, Lake Beysehir. You can go swimming, fishing, or just relax and enjoy the peace and quiet. 
  • Go to the Konya Archaeological Museum. This museum has interesting items from the Hittite, Phrygian, Roman, and Byzantine eras that show Konya's long past and archaeology. 
  • Take part in a traditional Turkish night. Enjoy a night of traditional Turkish music, dance, and food at one of Konya's many restaurants or cultural centers.