Konya & Catalhoyuk

Konya & Catalhoyuk, photo by Wikimedia Commons
Konya & Catalhoyuk (photo by Wikimedia Commons)
 

Konya, located central Turkey, was once the capital of the Sultanate of Rum, resulting in an extensive an extensive architectural heritage visible today.

In addition its outstanding Seljuk architecture, Koyna is known for its whirling dervishes who provide semas (performances) on a regular basis.

Nearby Çatalhöyük is a UNESCO World Heritage Site containing wall paintings, reliefs, sculptures and other symbolic and artistic features dating to the region’s Neolithic occupation between 7400-6200 BC.

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Overall Atmosphere: Cultural
A Cultural Atmosphere includes both the historic (eg, landmark town centers) and the contemporary (music, nightlife, etc).

Cultural Interests tend to be:
(a) indoors-oriented, and therefore not as linked to weather conditions for enjoyment
(b) relatively physically accessible, while also not being physically demanding.
Featuring mainly indoors-oriented historical or contemporary attractions.
 

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Ramada Plaza Konya

Featuring an indoor pool, this modernly decorated property offers a hammam, spa & wellness centre and a hot tub. Guests can also benefit from the fitness centre while WiFi is provided throughout the property. Free private parking is also available. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$39

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Cinar Otel

Cinar Otel is located in Konya, 100 metres from Mevlana Museum. The rooms include a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. For your comfort, you will find slippers, free toiletries and a hairdryer. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$19

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Safa Royal Museum Hotel

Safa Royal Museum Hotel is situated in Konya, 900 metres from Mevlana Museum. There is a museum on site which exhibits relics and structures inherited from old Roman and Seljuk times. Airport shuttle can be arranged upon request. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$19

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Nun Hotel

Situated in Konya, 12 minutes' walk from Mevlana Museum, Nun Hotel features modern décor, free private parking and free WiFi throughout. Air-conditioned rooms of Nun Hotel come with satellite LED TV and a minibar. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$21

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Seyr-i Konya Butik Otel

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Seyr-i Konya Butik Otel is situated in Konya, 7 km from Mevlana Museum. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms include a TV. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$24

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See all hotels in Konya & Catalhoyuk.
Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Pasapark Karatay Hotel

Pasapark Karatay Hotel

This hotel in central Konya offers modernly appointed rooms with free Wi-Fi and 82 cm flat-screen TVs. The in-house restaurant serves local and international cuisine, vegetarian and special diet menus. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$21 - $421

$21-
Baykara Hotel

Baykara Hotel

Less than 1 km to Selimiye Mosque and Mevlana Museum, Baykara Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. It has air-conditioned accommodation with a satellite TV. All the rooms and suites at Hotel Baykara come with modern furnishings. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$22 - $170

$22-
Es Hotel

Es Hotel

Totally renovated in 2014, Es Hotel is located in Konya. The property is within a walking distance from historical sites such as Mevlana Mausoleum and Semsi Mausoleum. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout. Average score from 5 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$23

$23-
Selcuk Hotel

Selcuk Hotel

Situated in central Konya, this 4-star hotel offers bright, modernly furnished rooms and a fully equipped fitness centre. The hotel provides free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking. The rooms of Selcuk Hotel include air conditioning. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$23 - $186

$23-
Seyr-i Konya Butik Otel

Seyr-i Konya Butik Otel

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Seyr-i Konya Butik Otel is situated in Konya, 7 km from Mevlana Museum. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Rooms include a TV. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$24

$24-
Vav Apartments

Vav Apartments

Located in Konya, Vav Apartments is a self-catering accommodation. The property also offers an à la carte restaurant, a terrace and a shared kitchen. Accommodation will provide a flat-screen TV, a minibar and ironing facilities. Average score from 15 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$24

$24-
Paşapark Selçuklu Hotel

Paşapark Selçuklu Hotel

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Paşapark Selçuklu Hotel offers accommodation in Konya, 2.4 km from Mevlana Museum. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$25

$25-
Nil Hotel

Nil Hotel

Nil Hotel, located in the centre of Konya, offers guestrooms with wall-mounted, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. It is close to many of the city’s attractions including Alaaddin Mosque, a 5-minute walk away. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$25 - $208

$25-
Adnan Bey Hotel

Adnan Bey Hotel

Located in the city centre, Adnan Bey Hotel is a 10-minute walk to the the Mevlana Museum. It offers a sauna and air-conditioned rooms with a satellite TV. The rooms at Hotel Adnan Bey come with modern furnishings. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$26 - $147

$26-
Mesnevi Hotel

Mesnevi Hotel

Less than 100 metres from Mevlana Museum, Mesnevi Hotel is located at the city centre of Konya. This hotel offers modern air-conditioned rooms with a mini fridge, 24-hour front desk service and free Wi-Fi throughout the premises. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27

$27-
Ibis Konya

Ibis Konya

Ibis Konya offers accommodation in Konya. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi and free on-site parking is available at the property. Modernly decorated rooms at Ibis Konya come with a flat-screen TV. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27

$27-
Ozkaymak Park Hotel

Ozkaymak Park Hotel

Konya is the city of dervishes, and has been for 800 years. Located about three hours drive south of Ankara, it's an extremely old city, its roots going back to Hittite times. The Ozkaymak Park Hotel is located near to the center. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27

$27-
Dergah Hotel

Dergah Hotel

Featuring free WiFi, a restaurant and a terrace, Dergah Hotel offers accommodation in Konya. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. The rooms have a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27

$27-
Basak Hotel

Basak Hotel

Situated in Konya’s city centre, this hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV. Basak Otel is just a 12-minute walk from the Mevlana Museum and Tomb. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27 - $53

$27-
Derya Hotel

Derya Hotel

Only 2 minutes’ walk from the tomb of the world-known poet Rumi, this hotel features free Wi-Fi, air-conditioned rooms and a restaurant with Turkish and Ottoman cuisines. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27 - $277

$27-
Bera Mevlana Hotel - Special Category

Bera Mevlana Hotel - Special Category

Conveniently located in Konya’s city centre, Bera Mevlana Hotel is a 2-minute walk from Mevlana Museum. This special category hotel offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and free tea/coffee facilities. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $213

$28-
Balikcilar Hotel

Balikcilar Hotel

Located opposite the Mevlâna Tomb in Konya, Balıkcılar Otel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi and a private balcony. It features a spa area with hammam, massage rooms and a gym. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $234

$28-

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Cultural
Unusual Local Feature

Konya -- Seljuk Culture

Located central Turkey, Konya was once the capital of the Sultanate of Rum, resulting in an extensive Seljuk architectural heritage visible today. Located 5-6 city blocks away from the Catalhoyuk museum, one can also find other historic buildings and mosques dating from the 12th and 13th century Seljuks Turks.

Koyna is also home to the original Seljuk whirling dervishes, who provide performances on a regular basis.
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Archeological Sites

Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük

The vast archaeological site of Çatalhöyük comprises two tells rising up to 20 meters above the Konya plain on the Southern Anatolian Plateau. Excavations of the Eastern tell have revealed 18 levels of Neolithic occupation dating from 7,400-6,200 BC that have provided unique evidence of the evolution of prehistoric social organization and cultural practices, illuminating the early adaptation of humans to sedentary life and agriculture. It features a unique streetless settlement of houses clustered back to back with roof access into the buildings. Buildings include wall paintings and reliefs representing the symbolic world of the inhabitants.
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