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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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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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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Furriery
Furriery

Furriery It is known that the art of Furriery has shown existence 12 thousands years ago by the findings that are obtained in Göbeklitepe, Şanlıurfa. Furs that are special for Şanlıurfa are usually made of skin of lambs died in womb or just after...

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The Art Of Calligraphy
The Art Of Calligraphy

The oldest examples of Calligraphy, which has an important place among Islamic arts, can be seen in some architectural elements among the ruins of the Great Mosque of Harran and in the gravestones unearthed as a result of excavations in the old...

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Traditional Şanlıurfa Music

When we think ofŞanlıurfa, another thing that crosses our mind is music. In Şanlıurfa,‘sıra gecesi’ nights, room (oda) gatherings andcamping(dağ yatı) nights are the most important elements indeveloping, spreading, sustaining and producing newart...

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Combs
Combs

In Şanlıurfa, the Combs had been made at the bazaar next to the Old Arasa Bath until 50 years ago. This art has been abandoned with the manufacture of plastic combs. In Şanlıurfa, the comb was made of camel’s leg bone, pear and good-grade...

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Wood Carving
Wood Carving

Wood carving in Urfa Architecture has been applied with great skill for centuries. It has been delivered to the present day by teaching techniques, motifs and patterns with a training model from master to apprentice. Today, this art, whose usage...

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