Harran is a city who’s name have remained unchanged for the last 4000 years. It is the last capital of the Assyrian and Umayyad Dynasties. Throughout the history, this ancient city has been a centre of faiths, trade and agriculture. Still old, still traditional: Harran is like an open-air museum with its mausoleums, castle and city walls, mosques, beehive houses, original Arabic culture and local clothing. On your journey from Harran to the Tek Tek Mountains National Park, following the route of the ancient Silk Road, manyhistorical andreligious centres associated with the history, archaeology, mythology, and religions await you. A variety of rare birds and plant species can be seen, particularlyduring spring and autumn.