Located on the wide flat plateau of Central Anatolia, Konya is the embodiment of 13th Century Seljuk culture, and a modern, bustling university city rolled into one.

The 2016 Islamic Capital of The World is a place where modern Türkiye meets its ancient Anatolian past, and today, it has become a popular destination that draws visitors from all around the world.

The main reason for its popularity and tourism? Its close links with Rumi, the famous Iranian/Afghan Poet and philosopher.

Mick and Trudie spent a week in Konya and it turned out to be one of the most well organized, modern, friendliest and interesting of all the cities they have visited in Türkiye.

Let’s take a look …

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