Heritage of Humanity; Gobeklitepe
Heritage of Humanity; Gobeklitepe

Göbeklitepe, the belief center of about 12 thousand years ago, is an archaeological treasure whose star has been shining all over the world recently. Göbeklitepe, which is about 18 kilometers from Şanlıurfa and located on the Tek Tek Mountains...

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Reji Church
Reji Church

The structure was built over the remains of a church from the 6th century in 1861 and built in the names of two apostles of Prophet Jesus with the original name of Church of St. Peter and St. Paul. It is known as ‘’Reji’’ among the people. Reji...

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Gobeklitepe
Gobeklitepe

Göbeklitepe is located 20 km northeast of the city centreof Sanliurfa, in the easternmost part of Germüş mountain chain. Recorded for the first time by the archaeologists in 1964, the escavations started by the German archaeologist Klaus Schmidt...

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Archaeology Museum
Archaeology Museum

Şanlıurfa Archaeology Museum, featuring one of the richest finding collections in Turkey, is the first stop that must be visited before any other archaeological sites in the region.  Excavation story and findings of each of many mounds...

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Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum
Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum

Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum, included in Şanlıurfa Museum Complex, was discovered during construction works of a parking lot by the municipality and reconstructed in-situ on the Ancient Roman Villa.  The mosaics found on the ground of the...

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Mutfak (Kitchen) Museum
Mutfak (Kitchen) Museum

The museum is built inthe historical Urfa mansion Hacıbanlar House, and is located very close to the Great Mosque. Opened in 2011, the museum represents also one of the best examples of historical Urfa houses with its 5 rooms, 1 store for grains...

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Yusuf Paşa Mosque
Yusuf Paşa Mosque

It was built by Vizier Yusuf Pasha with the Vizier Bath in the east of Yusuf Pasha Mosque. The date of 1121/1709 on the banister of the minbar shows the building date of the mosque. The mosque is located on Yusuf Pasha Neighborhood Sarayönü...

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Urfa (City) Museum
Urfa (City) Museum

The buidingreferred to as Mahmudoğlu Tower was, originally, a castle. It was built in the period of French-origin Crusaders who ruled in Urfa between 1098-1144. On the east wing of the tower, it is possible to find aninscription of five lines in...

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Deyr Yakup Monastery
Deyr Yakup Monastery

Deyr Yakup (Yakup Monastery), 10 km from the center. away, on the south of the mountains. Although it is known as Nemrud’s Throne among the people, the Ameşşemes monumentaal tomb, cisterns and rock tombs have survived from the monastery to...

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Justinian Dam & Aqueduct
Justinian Dam & Aqueduct

Justinian Water Bent and Aqueduct: This aqueduct which was built in the 6th century in order to transfer “Kehriz Water” off the northern side of the city is the only example of “Aqueduct” architecture in Urfa.

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