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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Sıra Nights
Sıra Nights

Joining a ‘sıra’ night is one of the essentials of an Urfa trip. Originally, ‘sıra’ night is an event of people’s assembly gatherings special to Urfa. In the past, the prominent figures of the city used to gather in these assemblies, discuss and...

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Shopping
Shopping

Ancient city centre of Şanlıurfa is full of beautiful well-preserved bazaars. These covered bazaars are referred to as bedesten. Şanlıurfa is one of the key cities in terms of its covered bazaars after İstanbul, Bursa and Edirne. The covered...

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Transport Within Şanlıurfa
Transport Within Şanlıurfa

Local public transportation is very well-developed in Şanlıurfa. There are municipality’s bus services from the two main stations called “Toplama Merkezi” (Bus Terminal) located in the city centre to every corner of Şanlıurfa.Bus number 63...

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Han El-Ba’rur Caravanserai
Han El-Ba’rur Caravanserai

It is a caravanserai which dates back to the Ayyubid period and is located about 30 km east of Harran in Göktaş village. This caravanserai is on the route from Baghdad to Harran. It consists of a small mosque, guard’s room, stables, and Turkish...

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El – Ruha Hotel
El – Ruha Hotel

Address:  Near Balıklıgöl Yeni Mah. Lekler Cad. No:155 D:1 Eyyubiye / SANLIURFA Tel: 0 414 215 44 11 Fax: 0 414 215 99 88 E-mail: info@hotelelruha.com Web:http://www.hotelelruha.com

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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...

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Harran
Harran

Harran is a city whose name has not changed for 4,000 years. In Assyrian, it means “intersection” or “the place where roads meet”. It is one of the most unique places of Şanlıurfa with its architecture, local dress style, and life style. Harran...

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Urfa (City) Museum
Urfa (City) Museum

The buidingreferred to as Mahmudoğlu Tower was, originally, a castle. It was built in the period of French-origin Crusaders who ruled in Urfa between 1098-1144. On the east wing of the tower, it is possible to find aninscription of five lines in...

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Tek Tek Mountains National Park
Tek Tek Mountains National Park

Tek Tek Mountains National Park: Tek Tek Mountains are the first National Park of the Southeastern Anatolia Region with their cultural, historical and archaeological features as well as flora, fauna richness. Many civilizations ruled in the...

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