Feed Balıklıgöl Fishes
Feed Balıklıgöl Fishes

In the past,taxeswere collected from trade caravans at inns (han) where they were accommodated to spend the night. In that period, the inns were utilised as hotelsby themerchants, and where their animals were fed and could rest.Şanlıurfa is...

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Eat Urfa’s Lahmacun & Liver Kebab
Eat Urfa’s Lahmacun & Liver Kebab

Despite being associated with the whole Turkey, traditional lahmacunare still prepared in Sanliurfa: unfermented dough, onions and isot pepper (red pepper) are the ingredents of the Urfa lachmacun. The special spicy and very hot isot pepper...

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Discover The Historical Bazaars
Discover The Historical Bazaars

Modern Shopping Mall culture has peaked in our modern age, but still the historical Urfa bazaars resist. Kazaz Bazaar, Sipahi Bazaar, Bakırcılar (Coopersmiths’) Bazaar, Kınacı Bazaar, Pamukçu Bazaar, Kuşçu (Birdsellers’)Bazaar, Tütüncü Bazaar and...

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Drink Tea & Coffee In Gümrük Han
Drink Tea & Coffee In Gümrük Han

In the past, the state used to collect taxes from trade caravans at inns (han) where they accommodated. At that period, the inns used to serve as hotelswhere merchants accommodated, and fed and rested their animals.Şanlıurfa is a city which has...

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Take A Boat Trip In Halfeti
Take A Boat Trip In Halfeti

A large part of the Halfeti city, located on the eastern bankof the Euphrates river, was submerged due to the construction of the Birecik Dam in the year 2000. Halfeti is well known for its unique black rose flower, the historical stone houses...

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Visit Göbeklitepe
Visit Göbeklitepe

Göbeklitepe, 21 kilometers away from Şanlıurfa city centre, is the world’s earliest known monumental temple. The findingsat Göbeklitepe ruinsled us to reviewtheknowledge of oursprehistoric hunter-gatherer ancestors. We thought that they were a...

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Join ‘Sıra’ Nights
Join ‘Sıra’ Nights

Enjoyinga ‘sıra gecesi’ night show is one of the “must”of an Urfa trip. ‘Sıra gecesi’ nightwas, originally, an event where people’s assembly use to gatherand this was a unique tradition of Urfa: the prominent figures of the city gather in these...

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Visit The Museum Complex
Visit The Museum Complex

The Şanlıurfa Museum complex is the largest in Turkey: it includesthe Şanlıurfa Archaeological Museum, the Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum,the Arhaeopark, the escavations of the Roman Bath and Sakıp’s Mansion. Extensive rescue excavations were carried...

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Visit Harran & Soğmatar
Visit Harran & Soğmatar

Harran is a city who’s name have remained unchanged for the last 4000 years. It is the last capital of the Assyrian and Umayyad Dynasties. Throughout the history, this ancient city has been a centre of faiths, trade and agriculture. Still old...

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