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Full-Day Private Archaeology Tour Of Gobeklitepe, Harran And Şanlıurfa

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(5)

  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    History, Museum, Story Telling

  • Duration

    1 Day

  • Activity Level

    Medium

  • Language

    English

Description

Sign up for this tour and explore the historical ruins of the UNESCO-recognised World Heritage Site- Göbekli Tepe, Turkey. Head on to check out the ruins and learn about the city of Harran, where you will see Harran University, a mosque, mud-brick houses, etc. Also, visit the Şanlıurfa Archaeological Museum, the holy Fish Lake, the birthplace of prophet Abraham and an old bazaar.

Highlights
  • Explore the Şanlıurfa Archaeological Museum
  • See the ruins of Göbekli Tepe, an important archaeological site
  • Pay a visit to the holy fish lake, the birthplace of Prophet Abraham
  • Check out the historically significant city of Harran
  • Explore Sanliurfa, Göbekli Tepe and Harran expand_more
    • Meet the tour guide, who will pick you up at the agreed-upon location and begin the tour from Şanlıurfa.
    • Visit Göbekli Tepe, located 22 kilometres northeast of Şanlıurfa, near Örencik village. It is the most ancient cultic structure ensemble in the world. These structures are formed in a T shape. It is believed that these structures are from the pre-pottery Neolithic age.
    • Proceed to Harran city, mud-brick houses, Harran University, and the Grand Mosque of Harran, the oldest mosque built in Anatolia as a part of Islamic architecture. Take a lunch break. 
    • Enter the Şanlıurfa Museum. The Şanlıurfa Archaeological Museum has 14 main exhibition halls, 33 animation areas, and artefacts from the Chalcolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine and Islamic periods.
    • Continue to the holy Fish Lake, the birthplace of prophet Abraham and the old bazaars of Turkey.
    • Return to Şanlıurfa. End of the tour.
What's Included
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Food and drinks 
  • Entrance fee, if any
  • Personal expenses
  • Tip to the guide
What to bring
  • Sunscreen
  • An umbrella or hat is recommended, especially in the summer season.
Know before you go
  • Transportation can be added as a add-on during check out,if you need transport please select the add-on.
Meeting Point

Şanlıurfa, Turkey

Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
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    Ramesh

    Unveiling the Treasures of Time, Şanlıurfa Archaeological Museum"

    As an enthusiast of ancient history, visiting the Şanlıurfa Archaeological Museum was an absolute delight. The museum houses a remarkable collection of artifacts dating back thousands of years, showcasing the region's rich cultural heritage. Every exhibit, from intricately carved statues to ancient pottery, tells a fascinating story of the civilizations that once thrived here. The knowledgeable staff added depth to my experience, providing valuable insights into each artefact's significance. It is a must-visit for anyone passionate about uncovering the mysteries of the past.

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    Luis Miguel

    Journey Through Time, Exploring Göbekli Tepe's Ancient Wonders

    As I step onto the sacred grounds, a wave of reverence washes over me, mingling with an overwhelming sense of awe. The sheer scale of the towering stone pillars, etched with intricate carvings, ignites a profound admiration for the ingenuity of humanity's earliest civilizations. Walking amidst these silent sentinels, each step is imbued with a deep sense of connection to the past. I can almost feel the presence of those who toiled here millennia ago, their spirits whispering secrets of forgotten rituals and lost traditions. It's a humbling experience, one that humbles me in the face of the boundless creativity and resilience of our ancestors. As I trace my fingers along the weathered stones, I can't help but ponder the mysteries shrouding Göbekli Tepe. Every carving and structure tells a story of innovation and communal effort, leaving me with a profound sense of wonder and admiration. It's a journey that transcends mere sightseeing.

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    Usha Thakur

    Visiting the holy fish lake, believed to be the birthplace of Prophet Abraham it was amazing.

    I couldn't help but reflect on the significance of this site to believers around the world. Whether you're religious or not, there's a certain aura of reverence that permeates the air, making it a place of profound beauty and peace.

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    Tori-Qi

    A Timeless Haven for History Enthusiasts

    The mud-brick houses, narrow alleys, and ancient ruins paint a vivid picture of life in antiquity. Walking through the city streets, I could almost hear the echoes of past civilizations that once thrived here. The highlight of my visit was undoubtedly the iconic beehive-shaped houses, a testament to the architectural prowess of the people who called this place home.

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    Gregory

    Göbekli Tepe is a must-visit for anyone with an interest in uncovering the secrets of our past

    The intricately carved stone pillars, adorned with symbols and motifs, hint at a complex belief system and a sophisticated understanding of architecture.

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USD 221 / group
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Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 20)