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 years 744-750. The area on which the mosque was built is 104 x 107 meters. The height of its minaret...

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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 to the Harran Gate on the southern walls of the city, it is located the Museum bearinghis name; the...

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Viranşehir
Viranşehir

It is one of the oldest districts of Şanlıurfa. The population is 189 thousand 174 according to the data of TUIK in 2016. The surface area is 1,843 square meters and the height from the sea is 620 meters. The E-90 highway known as the Historical...

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Millet Bridge
Millet Bridge

It was construction on the Karakoyun (Dayşan) Stream to enable access to the Millet Hospital and this is the origin of its name. The actual construction date is not known for certain. Thi is a very important bridge for the history of Şanlıurfa...

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Birecik
Birecik

Population of Birecik on the bank of the Euphrates river According to the data of TUİK in 2016, the population is 93,668. An important feature of Birecik is that it is one of the few places where nesting birds naturally live in the world. Because...

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Prophet Abraham’s Cave

According to legend, cruel King Nemrut dreamt that a child would be born who would destroy his religion and kingdom. Believing the dream to be a prophecy, the King ordered for all children born within that year to be killed. Upon hearing this...

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Siverek
Siverek

Due to its geographical position, Siverek is a town which contains Şanlıurfa and Diyarbakır cultures in itself. It is 96 km away from Şanlıurfa and 85 km away from Diyarbakır. In Siverek, Şanlıurfa plain starts to rise and ranges of mountains...

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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 from the 11th century. It is believed to be built in the Assyrian period between 812-814 AD. King of...

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Reji Church
Reji Church

It is the small square that you will end up when you take the Kazancı Bedih Street to the east. The Square is actually a crossroad of four streets. As it is surrounded by Kurtuluş Primary School, Nimetullah Mosque, Şeyh...

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Liberation (Kurtuluş) Museum
Liberation (Kurtuluş) Museum

During theIndependence War French Army occupation,the building, built in 1903, was used as military quarters:the traces of bullets fired by themilita on the walls of the buildingcan still be seen. Thearchitectural features of the building is a...

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