KonyaKonya is a city in Central Anatolia with a population of around 2 million.
An important metropolis even in classical antiquity, Konya reached the peak of its power and wealth during the middle ages when it was the capital of the Seljuk Sultanate.
Persian poet and Sufi Jalal ad-Din Muuammad Rümi lived in Konya for almost 50 years. His mausoleum is in the city, and his followers have become famous, known as the "Whirling Dervishes".
Cultural Highlights from Konya
▶ The Museum of Islamic Art▶ Konya