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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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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Soğmatar
Soğmatar

When you head 18 km north of City of Suayb, you arrive at Soğmatar. It is 57 km away from Harran. Current name of Soğmatar is Yağmurlu Village. Soğmatar consists of the words “matar”, which means “rain”, and “suk”, meaning “bazaar” in Arabic. It...

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Yorganci Street
Yorganci Street

Yorgancı Street which is one of the most beautifule examples of basalt stone-paved historical streets in Şanlıurfa, starts from Yıldız Square. After continuing to the north , it turns east and combines with Huseyin Pasha Street.

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Karaçizmeliler House
Karaçizmeliler House

It is a historical house consisting of three separate buildings that are women’s quarter (haremlik), men’s quarter (selamlık) and the part for guests built of cut stone. It is a beautiful Urfa house with stone courtyard, pool and...

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Şahapzade Bakır House
Şahapzade Bakır House

Şahapzade Bakır House is one of the best examples of traditional Urfa houses. It is understood from the inscription on its outer gate that it was built in 1674. Rich stone decorations on the facade walls of the spaces surrounding the courtyard...

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Cincikli Bath
Cincikli Bath

It is not known when this bath, which has no inscription, was built. It is estimated that it might have been built on the same dates with the Hızanoğlu Mosque, which was repaired in 1729. Evliya Çelebi’s mentioning this bath in his Travel...

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Harran Gate
Harran Gate

It is on the city walls on the south side of the city. The southern front belongs to the Byzantine period and the northern front belongs to the Ayyubi period. There are ruins of Greek inscribed wall belonging to the early 5th century on the south...

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Haci Hafiz Ahmet Balak House
Haci Hafiz Ahmet Balak House

This building, which is one of the best examples of the traditional residential architecture of Şanlıurfa with its haremlik and selamlık section, is located on Divanyolu Street. The woodwork in the door and window wings and the niches made up of...

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Sakip’s Mansion
Sakip’s Mansion

The mansion, currently serving as a leisure centre of the Şanlıurfa Metropolitan Municipality, was built by Sakıp Efendi, a renewed poet from Urfa. It occupies quite a wide area consisting of separate portions for both women and men. There is a...

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