Atatürk Statue


This monument is on bustling Ferit Paşa Caddesi in central Konya.

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Nearby Konya attractions

1. Ethnographic Museum

0.37 MILES

The little-visited Ethnographic Museum has a good collection of Ottoman craftwork although some of the exhibits do look a little dusty and unloved.

3. Archaeological Museum

0.46 MILES

The rather dusty Archaeological Museum houses interesting finds from Çatalhöyük, including the skeleton of a baby girl, clutching jewellery made of stone…

4. Sahib-i Ata Külliyesi


Behind its requisite grand entrance with built-in minaret is the Sahib-i Ata Külliyesi, originally constructed during the reign of Alaaddin Keykavus…

5. Sahib-i Ata Vakıf Müzesi


This old dervish lodge, with its red-brick and blue-tiled interior, is home to the Sahib-i Ata Vakıf Müzesi, with an interesting collection of religious…

6. Sırçalı Medrese

0.51 MILES

Sponsored by the Seljuk vizier Bedreddin Muhlis, the 13th-century Sırçalı Medrese was named after its tiled exterior. Inside, in the courtyard, some of…

7. Alaaddin Cami

0.57 MILES

Konya's most important religious building after the Mevlâna shrine, this Seljuk mosque bestrides Alaaddin Tepesi. Built for Alaeddin Keykubad I, Sultan of…

8. Tile Museum

0.66 MILES

Gorgeously restored, the interior central dome and walls of this former Seljuk theological school (1251) showcase some finely preserved blue-and-white…