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Selahaddin Eyyübi Mosque (St. Johannes Prodromos Addai Church)
Selahaddin Eyyübi Mosque (St. Johannes Prodromos Addai Church)

It has been thought that it was built in the 19th Century on John the Baptist Church, which was built by Bishop Nona in 457. Because of its period...

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Savasan Village
Savasan Village

This is the village where half of the mosque’s minaret is submerged under waters, and this image is widely used in advertisements of Rumkale...

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Rizvaniye Mosque & Madrasa
Rizvaniye Mosque & Madrasa

Located right on the north side of Balıklı Lake, this Mosque was built by Rıdvan Ahmet Pasha, Raqqa Governor of the Ottoman Empire, in 1736. The...

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Ibrahim Tatlises Music Museum
Ibrahim Tatlises Music Museum

İbrahim Tatlıses is a singer whose songs are well-known and widely listened all across Turkey. He is a brand-asset, raised in Şanlıurfa. Adjacent...

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Urfa Castle
Urfa 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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Ulu (Great) Mosque
Ulu (Great) Mosque

Great Mosque is the oldest mosque in Turkey which was built in Islamic style. It was built by the last Umayyad Khalifa, Mervan II, between the...

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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 discoveries, especially over the last 25 years, indicates that the recorded history of Şanlıurfa dates as back as about 12,000 years. Thanks to Göbeklitepe, Karahan Tepe, Nevali Çori

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Best of Şanlıurfa Program

Best of Şanlıurfa Program

“Enhancing the Service Quality in Tourism and Hospitally is Key to Competitiveness and Sustainability in the Tourism Industry of Şanlıurfa.”

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