Bozova
Bozova

Population of the district of Atatürk Dam, which is zero in the lake basin, according to 2016 TUİK data, 54 thousand 641. Area of ​​1,550 km2. North and east are mountainous, south is lower and flat. There is a large promenade area at Atatürk Dam...

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Harrran Conical Houses

Conical houses of Harran are, undoubtedly, among symbols of Harran. This architectural style has been chosen since there is scarcely a tree within the region to be used as rafter in roof construction works. Common feature of conical houses of...

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Gastronomy Tour
Gastronomy Tour

Length: 3 daysTime: Any time of yearPlaces to visit: Şanlıurfa city centre, Şanlıurfa Museumand Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum, Balıklı Lake, Harran, Birecik, Bald Ibis Breeding Station, Halfeti, Rumkale (Roman Castle), Savaşan Village.What to...

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Huseyniye Bazaars
Huseyniye Bazaars

This bazaar was built in 1807 by Hüseyin Pasha, son of Hartavizade Hafız Muhammed Selim Efendi. There are fifteen shops in each of the bazaars and these are covered with cross vaults. In the bazaar, carpets, rugs, felt and flat mats were sold in...

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Fabric Weaving
Fabric Weaving

Kazazlık (fabric weaving) is the art of making thread out of raw silk. While the art is called ‘‘kazazlık’’, the artisan practising it is called ‘‘kazaz’’. It used to be practised in Kazaz Bazaar, bearing its own name. Built in 1562, Kazaz Bazaar...

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Hilvan

According to the data of 2016, the population of Hilvan is 44 thousand 562 districts. There are 2 sub-districts of Hilvan and 62 villages and 81 hamlets.Hilvan, which is on the Diyarbakır-Şanlıurfa double highway, is 56 miles away from Şanlıurfa...

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Coppersmith
Coppersmith

Copper art is still practised today in Hüseyniye Bazaar, which was built in 1887 in Ancient City of Urfa. Coppersmiths in Şanlıurfa produce various souvenirs as well as mırra and coffee sets, pitchers and buckets for ayran (buttermilk)...

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Sogmatar

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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Ulu (Great) Mosque
Ulu (Great) Mosque

Great Mosque is the oldest mosque in Turkey which was built in Islamic style. It was built by the last Umayyad Khalifa, Mervan II, between the years 744-750. The area on which the mosque was built is 104 x 107 meters. The height of its minaret...

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