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Most interesting place in Urfa

Nice place to chill. There are a lot of possibilities do do in this one place: walking around the... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2014
JadwigaZytka
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Warsaw, Poland
Magical

It's amazing how you can walk through a park in Urfa, and suddenly come up upon this legendary... read more

Reviewed November 13, 2014
Gray Flowers F
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Gaziantep, Turkey
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  • Average5%
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| Eyyubiye, Sanliurfa 63200, Turkey
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Reviewed December 3, 2014

Nice place to chill. There are a lot of possibilities do do in this one place: walking around the park, feed carps, visit mosques, take a boat trip or sit in one of the cafeterias. However, we experienced a lot of annoying curiosity from local...More

3  Thank JadwigaZytka
Reviewed November 13, 2014

It's amazing how you can walk through a park in Urfa, and suddenly come up upon this legendary place, filled with myth and lore. Please visit the shop near the entrance where you can wear some Sultan-esque clothing for rent. The Syrian man was so...More

1  Thank Gray Flowers F
Reviewed November 9, 2014

We went to Urfa as the part of our tour to Mount Nemrut and south east Turkey tour. Although Mount Nemrut was amazing as we expected, we found that the city of Urfa and Balikli Gol were so charming and beautiful. The history of Urfa...More

Thank pmaung
Reviewed November 9, 2014

Feeding the sacred fish in this holy site was the highlight of my recent trip to Southeastern Turkey. The walk there is through a beautiful park. Upon entering you can spot the fish-food seller -- pay a lira and you get a little cup of...More

2  Thank juliegoetzgrimes
Reviewed September 30, 2014

S'Urfa in general is a very nice town to visit. It has a very oriental charm with amazing history, nice architecture, bazar, and nice people (Kurds, Arabs and a few visitors).

Thank Mircea S
Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is the highlight of Sanliurfa. Peaceful and relaxing gardens which stayed cool through most of the day because of the shade and running water. It did make us fancy fish for dinner though...

Thank chillcoat
Reviewed August 8, 2014

especially nice in the afternoon, spotting the white carp, sipping tea around the pond and watching the locals

Thank Adrian-StoS
Reviewed August 3, 2014

If you are in town it's a great place to visit. Amazing place with beautiful scenery and interesting story. You can try healing water, feed fish or just chill out in one of the cafeterias.

Thank Chrumo
Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful park...a great area to visit, the lake is amaizing with all the fishieas...superb. The food at places around is excelent

Thank Cernea I
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Kept spotless the lakes & canals are delightful with coloured lights at night. There are many tea gardens with fountains and a little boating lake too. There are unfortunately now shops selling souvenirs around the Balikilgol too but not so many as to ruin the...More

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