Derbent: The Pearl of Aladağ, Land of Highlands 

Derbent, a charming district of Konya, has been in a convenient and important location in terms of transportation routes since ancient times. The region, which has hosted many civilizations until today, bears the traces of a 6,000-year-old settlement. The region, which has been a Turkish-Islamic settlement since the Seljuks, was dominated by the Eshrefid Principality in the last periods of the Seljuks. Derbent and its environs, which were the scene of the Ottoman-Karamanid conflict in the following period, were definitely under Ottoman rule with the end of the Karamanid Principality. Although there are many...

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