Monday, January 17, 2005


Sanlıurfa (often simply known as Urfa, formerly Edessa) is a city in south-eastern Turkey, and the capital of Şanlıurfa Province. Urfa is situated on a plain under big open skies, about eighty kilometres east of the Euphrates River. The climate features extremely hot, dry summers and cool, moist winters.
It's a very untouristic place and also a great pilgrimage point for the people of Turkey (Abraham was born here)

The sacred carps basin

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