Other Places of Interest in Sanliurfa

There are many places to see when you at Sanliurfa. The first in the list is the Sanliurfa Fortress at the northern slope of Damlacik Mountain. The citadel has 25 watchtowers and hosts remains of Byzantine and Islamic times. The second in line should be the antique city of Sogmatar, 73 KM away from Sanliurfa. Its modern name is 'Yagmurlu'. Sogmatar has a cultural origin from the Harran Sin culture. Still you can see an open-air temple here were people used to worship planets and the Supreme God. Sacrifices were also made. Then there is the 'Naveli Cori' antique settlement. It is near Kantara village of Hilvan.
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