Şanlıurfa Archaeology
Şanlıurfa Archaeology

Since the outcome of the ice Age, Şanlıurfa has always been populated by humans: this is explained by the availability of fertile lands rich of water, wild animals and plant species as well as the Euphrates river, forming a natural border between...

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Oringin Of The Name Sanliurfa
Oringin Of The Name Sanliurfa

Şanlıurfa is commonly known with its most recent original name of Urfa, even if Şanlıurfa is the official name since 1984. During the Independence War, Urfa inhabitants resisted the siege and organised an uprising against the French army: the...

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Culture & Traditions
Culture & Traditions

Since the outcome of the ice Age, Şanlıurfa has always been populated by humans: this is explained by the availability of fertile lands rich of water, wild animals and plant species as well as the Euphrates river, forming a natural border between...

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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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Agriculture, Rural Life & Water
Agriculture, Rural Life & Water

Şanlıurfa is the place where the first agricultural activities were recorded about 10,000 years ago. Our hunter-gatherer ancestors learned and start to collect seeds from the vegetation, preserve and plant them on the steppes of Şanlıurfa for the...

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A Brief History Of Sanliurfa
A Brief History Of Sanliurfa

It is not easy to write a brief history of Şanlıurfa as the upper Mesopotamia is one of the oldest settlement areas of the world. The prehistoric discoveries, especially over the last 25 years, indicates that the recorded history of Şanlıurfa...

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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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Travel Agencies

HALİLİYE TOURISM A Atatürk neighborhood Atatürk boulevard Cebeci İş Hanı, apartment no:54/27 Haliliye 0532 680 37 75 AYNEYN TOURISM A Kurtulus quarter 1001 street No:4/3 Eyyübiye 0414 215 55 62 BAHÇEŞEHİR TOURISM A Narlıkuyu neighborhood 113th...

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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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