Culture & Traditions

Culture & Traditions

Since the outcome of the ice Age, Şanlıurfa has always been populated by humans: this is explained by the availability of fertile lands rich of...

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Şanlıurfa Archaeology

Şanlıurfa Archaeology

Since the outcome of the ice Age, Şanlıurfa has always been populated by humans: this is explained by the availability of fertile lands rich of...

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A Brief History Of Sanliurfa

A Brief History Of Sanliurfa

It is not easy to write a brief history of Şanlıurfa as the upper Mesopotamia is one of the oldest settlement areas of the world. The prehistoric...

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Oringin Of The Name Sanliurfa

Oringin Of The Name Sanliurfa

Şanlıurfa is commonly known with its most recent original name of Urfa, even if Şanlıurfa is the official name since 1984. During the Independence...

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Transport Within Şanlıurfa

Transport Within Şanlıurfa

Local public transportation is very well-developed in Şanlıurfa. There are municipality’s bus services from the two main stations called “Toplama...

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Göbeklitepe

Göbeklitepe

Göbeklitepe is located 20 km northeast of the city centreof Sanliurfa, in the easternmost part of Germüş mountain chain. Recorded for the first...

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Roman Bath

Roman Bath

Remains of Roman Bath, situated at the south wing of Şanlıurfa Museum Complex, spread around a very large area. It is located at the right side of...

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Old City Walls & Castle

Old City Walls & Castle

It is believed that Urfa Castle was built on a Neolithic settlement area dating back to 10,000 BC. The first written records about the Castle is...

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