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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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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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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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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City Bus Terminal

Şanlıurfa is connected to neighbouring provinces with highway and two lanes roads. There are frequent bus services to many cities of Turkey, particularly to neighbouring cities such as Gaziantep, Diyarbakır, Adıyaman and Mardin. Bus services to...

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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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Zincirli Street
Zincirli Street

Zincirli Street is one of the most beautiful historical Urfa streets. In the middle of the basalt parquet paved street, there are four bay windows on the north wall and a bay window sitting on stone consoles on the south wall which give a very...

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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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Haşimiye Square
Haşimiye Square

The most famous historical square is Haşimiye Square. It is located in the centre of an area commonly known as Downtown Bazaar, at the end of Divanyolu Street. The square is surrounded by Attar Bazaar, İsotçu (red pepper sellers) Bazaar...

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Narli House
Narli House

Narlı House which takes its name from the pomegranate trees in its garden, is one of the beautiful examples reflecting the traditional architecture of Şanlıurfa. This Urfa house has been restored by ŞURKAV and serves as a boutique hotel with 22...

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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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Kazaz Bazaar
Kazaz Bazaar

It is adjacent to the south of Gümrük Inn. It is estimated that it was built by Behram Pasha along with the Gümrük Inn which was built in 1562. Today, local clothes and accessories are sold.

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