City Bus Terminal

Şanlıurfa is connected to neighbouring provinces with highway and two lanes roads. There are frequent bus services to many cities of Turkey, particularly to neighbouring cities such as Gaziantep, Diyarbakır, Adıyaman and Mardin. Bus services to...

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Dabakhane Mosque

Dabakhane means the place where tannery is carried out. This name was probably given since this mosque was located around Kelleçi Çayı (Brook) where leather tanners were situated in old times. It is in the region of inns today. According to its...

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Gap International Airport

Domestic airlines operate scheduled flights from Istanbul and Ankara every day and from Izmir three days a week to Şanlıurfa GAP Airport. Turkish Airlines, AnadoluJet and Pegasus Airlines fly to Şanlıurfa: the airport is located 35km northeast of...

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Gold
Gold

Gold is still one of the best investment options in Urfa and the most popular wedding gift as well. While the bride prepares the trousseau, the groom prepares gold, which means that he buys cold coins to save for the wedding. Therefore, the...

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Haci Kamil Inn

This inn is one of the most beautiful examples of the Ottoman Inns. It is a few steps below the ground level,and it is commonly known as “Çukur (Hollow) Inn”. The inscription says that it was built by Haji Kamil, an important figure in Urfa, in...

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Arasa Bath

Located in the Isot Pepper Bazaar, the ArastaHamam does not have any inscription or date of establishment although it is mentioned in the EvliyaÇelebi Travel Book which indicates it existed in the mid-17thCentury. With cold, warm and hot parts...

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Prophet Ayyub Village

In terms of faith tourism, Eyyubnebi village is one of the most important spots of Şanlıurfa. This village, in the northeast of Viranşehir, is 20 km away from Viranşehir city centre and approximately 100 km away from Şanlıurfa. There are shrines...

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Samsat Inn

It is called Samsat Inn because it is located next to the old city gate named ‘Samsat’, which no longer exists. Samsat Gate was the Northern gate of the city when the city was surrounded by walls. Even though its actual construction date is...

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Rizvaniye Handicraft Center

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 most attractive part of its structure is its green courtyard opening to Balıklı Lake and its entrance...

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Mencek Inn
Mencek Inn

Mencek Inn is located near Kazaz Bazaar. Even though its actual building date is not known, the first mention refers to a foundation record dated 1716. Constructed in square shape, the entrance has the shape of a tunnel, covered with crosswise...

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Old St. Peter And St. Paul Church
Old St. Peter And St. Paul 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 Saffet Tekke (Dervish...

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