June 15, 2024 The sun rises from Anatolia

The 800-year-old Obruk Inn, considered the oldest hotel in Konya, has started to serve again

June 2, 2024

June 2, 2024

The 800-year-old Obruk Inn, which is considered to be the oldest hotel in Konya, completed its restoration and started to...

Sidamara, the heaviest sarcophagus in the ancient world

May 31, 2024

May 31, 2024

Weighing 32 tons, the Sidamara Sarcophagus, known as the heaviest sarcophagus in the ancient world, was found in the village...

Archaeologists discover 8,600-year-old world’s oldest bread at Çatalhöyük

March 5, 2024

March 5, 2024

Excavations at Çatalhöyük, one of the first urbanization sites of the Neolithic period, unearthed 8,600-year-old “bread”. Archaeologists say the bread...

A new underground city connected to the Roman “Sarayini” underground city was discovered in Konya

January 24, 2024

January 24, 2024

A new underground city connected to each other by tunnels has been discovered one kilometer north of the Roman-era “Sarayini”...

Archaeologists found an 8500-year-old trepanned skull at Çatalhöyük

December 23, 2023

December 23, 2023

A skull found in the 9,000-year-old Neolithic settlement of Çatalhöyük in Konya showed traces of trepanation (skull drilling). Çatalhöyük is...

The ancient city of Derbe, mentioned in the Bible, cannot be excavated due to insufficient funding

October 29, 2023

October 29, 2023

The ancient city of Derbe, which was a center of the bishopric in the early years of Christianity and mentioned...

Drought in Konya revealed a ‘cirque glacier’ dating back to 2.5 million years ago

October 27, 2023

October 27, 2023

A nature explorer climbing the Geyik Mountains discovered a ‘cirque glacier’ dating back to 2.5 million years ago. The cirque...

The ‘Green Dome’ of the Mevlana Museum, known as Kubbe-i Hadra, was reopened to visitors

September 19, 2023

September 19, 2023

The “Green Dome,” known as the Kubbe-i Hadra, which was built after the death of the renowned 13th-century Muslim saint...

In Savatra Ancient City, an altar dating back 1800 years and adorned with soldier, banner, and a victory wreath has been uncovered.

September 12, 2023

September 12, 2023

In the ongoing excavations at the ancient city of Savatra in Konya, a 1800-year-old victory wreath along with an altar...

Turkey’s largest underground city ever discovered may have been found

August 22, 2023

August 22, 2023

When it comes to underground city in Turkey, the first thing that comes to mind is the Cappadocia region. Within...