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However, among Muslims, another legend is told. Two dervishes, friends of Allah, were making an excursion through the skies from the far away countries of Horasan toward the west. When they flew over the lands of central Anatolia, one asked the other, "Shall I land?" ("Konayim mi?"). The other answered, "Sure, land." ("Kon ya!") So, they landed and founded the city of Konya.

Archaeology shows that the Konya region is one of the most ancient settlements of Anatolia. The results of excavations in Catalhöyük, Karahöyük, Cukurkent and Kucukoy show the region was inhabited as far back as the Neolithic Period (Late Stone Age) of BC 7000. Other settlers of the city before Islam were; the Calcolitic Period (Copper Age) civilizations, Bronze Age civilizations, Hittites, Frigians, Lidians, Persians, Romans and finally Byzantines.

Konya is an important place for Christians as well because St. Paul and St. Barnabas came to the city on one of their journeys in Asia Minor around 50 AD. St. Paul preached in Konya but they angered both Jews and Gentiles so they had to leave the city and went to Derbe and Lystra.

Surrounding areas of Konya, Turkey's fantastic natural heritage, with world class peaks, gorges, beaches, wetlands etc is combined with an amazing cultural heritage going back many thousands of years .

If you love the water element you can live the experience of rafting in Konya Turkey that offers direct contact with the water in conjunction with the sail through majestic landscapes alternating quickly.

One of the favorite activities and a great way to explore rivers, mountains and the nature around Konya Turkey, is participating in a white water rafting adventure.

To help you plan your next Konya, Turkey rafting experience, our team has prepared for you this mini guide illustrating the most famous rivers as well as the most important hints for each one of them.

Put on your rafting waistcoat and helmet, embark on your boat and off we go to explore the splendid water paths of Konya, Turkey nature!

Don’t give it a second thought, explore rivers around Konya, Turkey all year round and relish the beauty of Turkish nature.

As Konya and surrounding areas of Turkey have plenty of wild landscapes and rough rivers, many clubs organize frequent rafting excursions to these areas.

The impressive waterway around Konya of Turkey offers rapids of moderate difficulty with clear passages and no serious obstacles, thus making rafting in Konya Turkey is perfect for both beginner and advanced paddlers.

Things to do 10 top tourist attractions highlights best places to see sites to visit in Konya Turkey events festivals fiestas event calendar.

Other cities, towns, districts, provinces, destinations around Konya, Turkey ;

Konya Mevlana Ahırlı Akören Akşehir Altınekin Beyşehir Bozkır Cihanbeyli Çeltik Çumra Derbent Derebucak Doğanhisar Emirgazi Ereğli Güneysınır Hadim Halkapınar
Hüyük Ilgın Kadınhanı Karapınar Karatay Kulu Meram Sarayönü Selçuklu Seydişehir Taşkent Tuzlukçu Yalıhüyük Yunak
Ahirli Akoren Aksehir Altinekin Beysehir Bozkir Celtik Cumra Doganhisar Eregli Guneysinir Huyuk ilgin Karapinar Sarayonu Seydisehir Taskent Tuzlukcu Yalihuyuk

Konya is a city in Central Anatolia in Turkey which has protected its name for centuries. Legend says that Perseus killed a dragon that had been ravaging the town. The people set up a special monument to honor him, a stone obelisk with an icon of Perseus carved in it. This event gave the city it's name, Ikonyon, Ikonyum, Iconium.

Published date: November 2, 2017 Modified date: January 5, 2020 Publisher / Owner : Outdoor Activities Attractions Trips



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