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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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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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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Hz. Eyyub Patience Authority
Hz. Eyyub Patience Authority

Generally known as “symbol of patience”, both Holy place and tomb of Prophet Eyyub are in Şanlıurfa. Descended from Prophet Abraham, Prophet Eyyub came from Damascus and settled in Eyyubnebi, he became the sultan of patience, and was buried in...

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Sheikh Mesud Mausoleum
Sheikh Mesud Mausoleum

This structure, which is the oldest of the mausoleum in Şanlıurfa, is actually a madrasah that was built in the style of closed Seljuk madrasas with four iwans. In the lower room of the eastern iwan there is the tomb of Sheikh Mesud, and in the...

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Hasan Padishah Mosque
Hasan Padishah Mosque

Hasan Padishah Mosque, located near Balikligol, was built adjacent to the Tok Temur Masjid by the Aqqoyun ruler Uzun Hasan in the second half of the 15th century. There is an octagonal minaret with a single balcony in the north of the courtyard...

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Sheikh Dede Osman Avni Mausoleum
Sheikh Dede Osman Avni Mausoleum

Sheikh Dede Osman Avni Mausoleum Sheik Dede Osman Avni was the sheikh of the Kadiri sect for 70 years in the lodge at the Mevlid-i Halil Mosque and passed away in 1883. Some of Dede Osman Avni Efendi’s books and personal belongings are on...

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Nakipzade İbrahim Efendi Madrasa
Nakipzade İbrahim Efendi Madrasa

The courtyard door to the northwest of this madrasah with a single iwan and an open courtyard opens to the courtyard of the Great Mosque. The door, made by alternating black and white cut stones, ended with a frieze with a palmette motif on the...

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Mevlevihane Mosque
Mevlevihane Mosque

Even though the date of its establishment is not precicely known, Urfa Mevlevi Lodge, which has existed since the 18th century, was closed following the abolition of lodges and zawiyas during the period of the Republic. Mevlevi Lodge, whose last...

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