Central Anatolia

Updated chapter from Blue Guide Turkey - An explorer's guide to the heart of Turkey, including Cappadocia, Kayseri, Konya, Afyon, Ankara and ancient Phrygia

A land on the great trade routes between east and west, sprinkled with the remains of old caravanserais, and including Cappadocia with its churches and underground 'cities'; the capital Ankara and its Museum of Anatolian Civilizations; Gordion, where Alexander unloosed the famous knot; Konya, with its tomb of the great Mevlana Rumi dervish; and the vast central plateau with its lakes and its Hittite, Hellenistic and Roman remains: ancient Pisidia (with Sagalassos), ancient Phrygia (the realm of King Midas) and the land of the Hittites (with Hattusa).

ISBN mobi: 9781910480113

ISBN epub: 9781910480618