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Very exotic attraction

We didnt have car thus we took a public transportation from Urfa city center.. it takes app. 1 hour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
813caglaa
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Ankara, Turkey
ancient histry!

this a nice place for those who are interested to history and ancient subjects. you need to have a... read more

Reviewed May 13, 2018
sahar t
,
Tehran Province, Iran
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“nice place” (2 reviews)
“no doubt” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Harran, Turkey
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didnt have car thus we took a public transportation from Urfa city center.. it takes app. 1 hour to get there.. ask driver to take you to the castle otherwise you need to walk aorund 10-15 minutes.. take a break in the house to...More

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

this a nice place for those who are interested to history and ancient subjects. you need to have a private car to transfer and reach this place.

Thank sahar t
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Harran Ruins are genuine culture items of world history no doubt. However the area of university and even town itself is quite neglected. Only few of beehive houses are remaining and they are converted into "culture houses" which you may have to pay. ATTENTION: Keep...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

The first thing is that once where you could just enter the Harran area where the bee hive houses are you now need a museum card or pay to enter. Secondly the minaret and remains of the first centre of learning are fenced off so...More

Thank Nichola C
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Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

That place was built in 1100-1300 AC. The houses around the old mosque at least 300 years old and they made of soil and hay mixture. Extremely healthy and excellent for health. You should sleep at least one night inside that old house and than...More

1  Thank Bulent P
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Reviewed March 27, 2016

The beehive houses seem to be the major draw but for me more of a tourist curiosity reminiscent of Cappadocia and Kodak moment. However, the location within the old city walls and proximity to the observatory/old mosque made the visit an added plus. You are...More

1  Thank Connoisseur-of-Life
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Reviewed December 8, 2015

In a negative way, habitant became touristique in the point of 2007. To see beehive houses, Syrian side village was better. But in recent situation, it's the choice to visit there.

1  Thank MANAS_TRADING
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

We had taken Sanliurfa as our base for two nights to visit Harran and other sites in the area. We left Urfa with our hired car south towards the Syrian border in the morning to reach Harran on a very good road in less than...More

3  Thank JuergenWDobler
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

A day in Harran was very adventurous. The houses were outstanding and the people were very authentic. Spoke to them and had a cup of coffee.

1  Thank Pam M
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

Hurran itself can be seen in a day if you start from Sanliurfa 40km away. But if you want to see the nearby sights, you will need at least 2 days and probably 3 days and a good plan to cut out the backtracking and...More

2  Thank CappadociaJohn
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