Tucked inside the bazaar district, the vaulted-ceiling bedesten is home to shops selling scarves and silk products.
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Around 11km northeast of Urfa, 'Pot Belly Hill' was first excavated in 1994 by a team led by Professor Klaus Schmidt. Their discovery of a ritual complex…
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Dive into Urfa's bazaar alleys to find stalls selling everything from sheepskins and pigeons to jeans and handmade shoes. It was largely built by Süleyman…
This small mosque marks the northern entrance of the bazaar area.
This little mosque, with its entrance squeezed between market stalls, was built in the mid-18th century.
To admire some typical local architecture, pop into the Şurkav, a local government building near the entrance to Hotel Edessa, where the courtyard is…
The eastern entrance to the Gölbaşı area is marked by this mosque, which was built in the 15th century.
Urfa's Syrian-style Ulu Cami dates from the period 1170–75. Its 13 eyvans (vaulted halls) open onto a spacious forecourt with a tall tower topped by a…
This small cave in the southern side of the Dergah Complex is one of Turkey's most important pilgrimage sites. It's believed by many Muslims to be the…
Southeast of Gölbaşı is the Dergah mosque complex, Urfa's major pilgrimage destination. From the gate, you enter the colonnaded courtyard in front of the…