Sanliurfa

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Probably Turkey's most Middle Eastern town, where visitors experience ancient history, fragrant spices, and authentic culture.

Sanlıurfa, often simply known as Urfa in daily language, is a city in southeastern Turkey, and the capital of Sanlıurfa Province. It is a city with a primarily Arab, Kurdish and Turkmen population. The history of Sanlıurfa is recorded from the 4th century BC, but may date back at least to 9000 BC, when there is ample evidence for the surrounding sites at Duru, Harran and Nevali Cori. Chief points of interests in the city are Sanliurfa Castle, the Pool of Sacred Fish, Rizvaniye Mosque, the Sanliurfa Bazaar, Sanliurfa Museum, and the Cave of Abraham, where he was purportedly born.
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  • Sanliurfa
  • Basar in Sanliurfa
  • Urfa (11)
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  • sacred pool of fish
  • Sanliurfa  Museum
  • Job's Mosque (Eyyup'iye Camii)
  • Colonnades of the Mevlid-i Halil Camii
   

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