Konya, which has been a cradle for various cultures and civilizations, has take an important place in world history. The city, where one of the earliest residential areas is settled, nestles remarkable centers of faith for Christianity. Konya is an important destination for faith tourism which also has great potential for cultural tourism. 

Major historical assets including Sille (Siyata), Aya Elena Church, Ancient City of Kilistra, Eflatunpinar Hittite monument, Catalhoyuk, Karahoyuk, Ivriz Rock Relief, Bolat, Necropolis and Bouleterion, each of which is worth seeing, demonstrate Konya’s importance in terms of cultural tourism.