Take A Boat Trip In Halfeti
Take A Boat Trip In Halfeti

A large part of the Halfeti city, located on the eastern bankof the Euphrates river, was submerged due to the construction of the Birecik Dam in the year 2000. Halfeti is well known for its unique black rose flower, the historical stone houses...

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Climate
Climate

Continental climate prevails in this region with very hot and dry summers and warm and rainy winters. Due to dry climate, daily and annual temperatures show considerable differences. Mean temperature in the middle of summer is about 40°C (104...

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Yusuf Paşa Mosque
Yusuf Paşa Mosque

It was built by Vizier Yusuf Pasha with the Vizier Bath in the east of Yusuf Pasha Mosque. The date of 1121/1709 on the banister of the minbar shows the building date of the mosque. The mosque is located on Yusuf Pasha Neighborhood Sarayönü...

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Mutfak (Kitchen) Museum
Mutfak (Kitchen) Museum

The museum is built inthe historical Urfa mansion Hacıbanlar House, and is located very close to the Great Mosque. Opened in 2011, the museum represents also one of the best examples of historical Urfa houses with its 5 rooms, 1 store for grains...

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Feed Balıklıgöl Fishes
Feed Balıklıgöl Fishes

In the past,taxeswere collected from trade caravans at inns (han) where they were accommodated to spend the night. In that period, the inns were utilised as hotelsby themerchants, and where their animals were fed and could rest.Şanlıurfa is...

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Roman Bath
Roman Bath

Remains of Roman Bath, situated at the south wing of Şanlıurfa Museum Complex, spread around a very large area. It is located at the right side of the pathway going straight to Balıklı Lake from museums. Although not excavated yet, quite a lot of...

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Haleplibahce Mosaic Museum
Haleplibahce 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 Villa...

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Sanliurfa Cuisine
Sanliurfa Cuisine

When one says Şanlıurfa meals, it is Urfa kebab that first comes into mind. Wherever you go in Turkey, when you enter a restaurant, they will say they have Adana or Urfa kebab on their menu. As a matter of fact, Urfa cuisine offers more than...

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Rizvaniye Mosque & Madrasa
Rizvaniye Mosque & Madrasa

Located right on the north side of Balıklı Lake, this Mosque was built by Rıdvan Ahmet Pasha, Raqqa Governor of the Ottoman Empire, in 1736. The most attractive part of its structure is its green courtyard opening to Balıklı Lake and its entrance...

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Archaeology Tour
Archaeology Tour

Length: 2 days Time: 10 months a year (except for July- August) Places to visit: Şanlıurfa Museum, Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum, Harran Ruins. What to expect? Archaeology, history, traditional architecture, mythology, local culture and folklore...

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Discover The Historical Bazaars
Discover The Historical Bazaars

Modern Shopping Mall culture has peaked in our modern age, but still the historical Urfa bazaars resist. Kazaz Bazaar, Sipahi Bazaar, Bakırcılar (Coopersmiths’) Bazaar, Kınacı Bazaar, Pamukçu Bazaar, Kuşçu (Birdsellers’)Bazaar, Tütüncü Bazaar and...

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