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Family trip to Konya with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

 KONYA MAUSOLEO DE MEVLANA Konya is a great place to relax with children. The city has a lot of unique attractions and entertainment. A great place to relax in the fresh air will be Alaeddin Hill Park. It is located on the top of a hill. There are several important historical sites located here, including the Alaeddin Mosque. The park is characterized by a variety of large trees and exotic plants. There are shops everywhere and a mass of free space for active games. From the observation platforms of the park opens a chic view of the city. At the top of the hill, there is a fine restaurant where you can also have a great time with your whole family.
The main landmark of the town is the Mevlana Museum, which is sometimes called the Mausoleum of Rumi. The museum is named after the great mystic, who has founded the order of dervishes many … Open
One of the most unusual attractions is considered to be the Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden. This center is capable of amazing guests only by its appearance. It occupies a huge futuristic building of a domed form, which with the onset of darkness, is decorated with spectacular artistic illumination. Inside this building, there is a real tropical garden whose main inhabitants are beautiful butterflies. Here you can admire the exotic flowers and plants, and watch the butterflies fluttering all over the place who are absolutely not afraid of people and can sit on them. In the center, educational excursions are conducted daily, during which visitors are told about the most amazing insects in the world.
With older children, you should definitely take a walk along the nature reserve Yerkopru Selalesi. Its main feature is the beautiful waterfalls. In the reserve, you can see a lot of rare plants and watch the birds. The excursion route passes through the most beautiful places of the reserve. A walk tour will give a lot of impressions to both children and their parents. The only thing worth taking note of before the excursion is the availability of comfortable shoes. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Above all, Konya is famous for its historical and religious monuments. However, interesting places for active rest can found here as well. Thus, a beautiful modern building spectacularly … Open
Another amazing natural attraction, located in the immediate vicinity of Konya, is the salt lake Tuz Golu. When the lake completely dries up in the height of summer, it leaves only a dense layer of snow-white salt. It is possible to walk on it and hear how the large crystals crunch underfoot. During the rainy season, the lake is filled with water and looks like a huge mirror which reflects only the celestial blue. The amazing salt lake looks very impressive at any time of the year. A family trip to it will be a real adventure.
There are museums in Konya suitable for family visits. An excellent option is the Konya Archaeological Museum. This archaeological museum is quite small, but the collection of exhibits in it is very remarkable. The exhibits were all discovered during excavations in the immediate vicinity of the city. The museum features magnificent ancient sculptures and bas-reliefs that once adorned the majestic palaces. It contains a rich collection of clay products, and a part of the sarcophagi and sculptures is in the garden, on the adjacent territory of the museum.
1. It’s convenient to travel by foot around the historic district of Konya, as all the attractions are very close to each other. The most appropriate mode of transport in the city is a … Open
With curious kids, it is definitely worth taking a look at Konya Science Center. This modern research center is designed specifically for visitors with children. It offers its guests a multifaceted collection of interactive exhibits that clearly demonstrate the laws of mechanics, dynamics and other fields of physics. One of the most mesmerizing exhibits, are robots. Also in the museum, there is an appealing gaming hall with attractions for children. The adjacent territory of the museum also has beautiful playgrounds for toddlers, and recreation areas.
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Only about 5% of the large-scale archaeological area is currently explored by archaeologists. Therefore, many of its mysteries remain unsolved. British Explorer James Mellaart is considered the discoverer of the archaeological area. He arrived in these places with his team back in 1958. Turkish authorities suspected the researcher of stealing treasures in the middle of the 20th century. Therefore, he was deprived of the right to conduct excavations a few years later. The study of the region resumed much later, in 1993. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Konya

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Konya - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Konya, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Konya for families with children.
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