Konya Tourist Map With Attractions Visiting Places

Konya Tourist Map With Attractions Visiting Places

         Turkey is one of the economically developed cities of Konya is also important natural and historical richness. Çatalhöyük, one of the oldest settlements in the world, was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2012. Karamanoğulları capital of the Anatolian Seljuks and yapmıştır.türkiye city's most important industrial city. It is from the Anatolian Tigers. The football team of the city is Atiker Konyaspor. Local dishes Etliekmek, Okra Soup, Mevlana pastry, Fat Nut, Tiriti, Konya Pilaf, between the sheet and oven kebab is. Among the symbols of Konya is the Mevlana Museum (Kubbe-i Hadrâ), a double-headed eagle.

It is claimed that the name of the city of Konya, which gives its name, is connected to the word on Icon ındaki in the meaning of Sacred Depiction. There are various rumors about this subject in mythology. As told in one of these stories, a monument is built as a gratitude to the person who killed the dragon who haunts the city and a picture is drawn on it. The name given to this monument is Ikonion. The name Ikonion eventually becomes Icconium.

According to another legend, the name of Konya emerged as follows; two parents from the east, like the wind speed in the interior of Anatolia is moving forward.You have come a long way since. They want to rest when they come to a place with lush plains, sparkling springs, clear flowing rivers. One says to the other, "Shall we?" ('' Stay in the sense of '') he asks. It is as if the other waiter waits for this offer; "What the hell, man!" he says. Thus, the new province established here is known as "Konya", known as "Konya".

During the Roman period, the Emperor changed its name to new names such as Claudiconium, Colonia Selie and Augusta Iconium. The other names given to the city and the region as Tokonion in the Byzantine sources are as follows: Ycconium, Conium, Stancona, Conia, Cogne, Cogna, Konien, Konia ... Arabs changed the name of the city to Kuniya, Seljuk and Ottoman times, this name has changed to Konya. Today, the city still bears the name of Konya.
Prehistoric period

Konya is one of the oldest settlements in Turkey. It is seen that the settlement in Konya started from the prehistoric age. Located in the center of Konya and also a mound, the Anatolian Seljuk Sultan II. As a result of the researches carried out in and around the artificial hill called Alaeddin Hill in relation to Alaeddin Keykubad, cultural findings belonging to both Neolithic (Polished Stone Age) and Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Ages were found.

Çatalhöyük, which is the oldest and most developed Neolithic settlement settlement, is located on Karahöyük and Konya Plain, which is located in Harmancık quarter of Konya, which is 15 km away from the center.

Roman period

Hittites, who established a great empire in Anatolia and Syria, also dominated Konya. After the Hittites, the Phrygians came under the sovereignty of Konya (Kavania), then the Lydians, Persians and Alexander the Great were invaded. Later, when Roman domination was achieved in Anatolia, Konya continued its existence as Iconium. Maintaining its importance during the Roman and Byzantine periods, the city gained a religious center in the early years of Christianity. St. Paul also visited Konya during his religious travels in Anatolia.

Seljuk period

The Islamic State, which grew against the Eastern Roman Empire with the birth of Islam, organized raids on Konya during their operations targeting Istanbul. The first Islamic formations in Anatolia and around Konya emerged during this period.

Before the Battle of Malazgirt in Malazgirt Plain in 1071, the Turks and the Great Seljuks, who knew Anatolia, organized the reconnaissance operations on Anatolia, conquered Konya along with most of Anatolia and ended the long Byzantine rule in the region. they gave.

Suleyman Shah made Konya the capital of the Anatolian Seljuks in 1076 and was later transferred to Iznik in 1080. During the first crusade, Iznik was once again in the hands of Byzantium, and Sultan Kılıçarslan I moved the capital back to Konya in 1097. From this date until 1277, Konya has been the capital of the Anatolian Seljuk State. During the reign of Alaeddin Keykubad I (1220-1237), a magnificent city wall was built around the city and Konya became the largest city in Anatolia. There were seven large mosques in the city during the Seljuk period. The total population of the city is estimated between 45,000-50,000.

The period of Karamanoğulları

The origin of Karamanoğulları originates from Nur-i Sufi, the son of Hodja Saadettin, who emigrated from Azerbaijan to Sivas. Here came to the town of Larende at the foot of the Taurus and settled. The Karamanoğulları are of the Oghuz Avsar tribe. Nur-i Sufi's son Kerimeddin Karaman Bey had power in most of the Cilicia region starting from the 13th century. Thereupon, the Sultan of the Anatolian Seljuk State, Alaeddin Keykubad I was appointed as the lord of the region. Karamanoğlu Mehmet Bey has added Konya to his principality in 1277. After the fall of the Seljuks, the city of Konya joined the Karamanoğulları territory and became the capital of the principality. He changed hands 16 times between Osmanoğulları and Karamanoğulları.

Ottoman period

In 1467, the city was under permanent Ottoman rule. Sultan II. Mehmed conquered Konya and ended Karamanoglu domination. During the Ottoman period, Konya became the center of Karaman Province and then Konya Province. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim Albanians, Circassians, Bosnians and Balkan Caucasus refugees who were forced to migrate at the end of the Ottoman-Russian War and the Balkan War were settled in Konya and its districts because of their availability for agriculture.

War of Independence

With the start of the national struggle, Konya took part in this sacred struggle, but the development of some undesirable events which were not approved by the people of Konya led to misunderstandings and unrelated interpretations.

The Defense of Law Society, the Governor of Artin Cemal, as well as the American Miss Kouchman in Konya, British Reverend Rew Frew, Dr. It was established in spite of the efforts of all kinds of blocking of agents such as Ipokrat, Kirkor Şişmanyan, Nikola Samarcidis of Rhodes and Kemal Subhuezel of Cyprus, and of course representatives of minority Damat Ferit and Zeynel Abidin. Of course, the establishment of the Women's Branch of the Defense of Rights Association of Konya is also important.

The efforts and efforts of Ali Kemal from Sivas, the Chairman of Konya Defense of Rights Association, were appreciated by Mustafa Kemal Pasha. These are the protest rallies against the occupation and the practices of the invaders that I care about in these activities. With these rallies, the reaction of the people of Konya was expressed and the unity of the people was formed. Especially in those days, the first women's rally was held in Konya and the reaction of our Konya women against the occupation was expressed with this myth.

Konya has become the logistic center where the needs of the army are met in the war of liberation with the inner Anatolian cities such as Ankara, Kayseri, Yozgat, Çorum and Çankırı which are not occupied. The needs of the army fighting at the front were gathered in Konya and sent to the front from here. Konya was the center where the wounded and patients from the front were treated.

Republican period

In 1987, Konya became the metropolitan title with the 3399 numbered law. Initially, three districts (Karatay, Meram and Seljuk) were included in the borders of Konya Metropolitan Municipality. With the Law No. 5216 enacted in 2004, the boundaries of the metropolitan municipality were accepted as the center of the governorship building and expanded to the boundaries of the apartment with a radius of 30 kilometers. Law No. 6360 issued in 2012 by Turkey after the 2014 local elections, boundaries of metropolitan municipalities was provincial territorial boundaries.

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