REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

History

Studies performed in Kırşehir and its environs, show that background of the city reaches till Ancient Bronze Age (3000 - 2000 B. C.). Then Hittites, Frigs, Persians, Macedonians, Romans, Byzantium, Seljukian and Ottomans are reigned in the region.

Ahilik, which had a great role on economical and commercial life of Anatolia for centuries, had been established in Kırşehir during the 13th century. A trades organization, Ahilik's basis is honesty, mutual help and respect