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 excavated...

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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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Ibrahim Tatlises Music Museum
Ibrahim Tatlises Music Museum

İbrahim Tatlıses is a singer whose songs are well-known and widely listened all across Turkey. He is a brand-asset, raised in Şanlıurfa. Adjacent to the Harran Gate on the southern walls of the city, it is located the Museum bearinghis name; the...

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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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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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Yildiz Square
Yildiz Square

It is a square where historical streets are opened to the east of Ulu Mosque. The square was named after the Yildiz Bath in the vicinity. Nakibzâde İbrahim Efendi Madrasah, Şeyh Bekir Mausoleum, Eyyubi Madrasah and Firuz Bey Fountain are located...

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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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Double Cave
Double Cave

Nowadays, this authentic cave is a place where local food and drinks are served. It is located in the southern part of the cave where Prophet Ibrahim was born. It was named after the Double-Domed structure in the historic cemetery just above it...

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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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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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