After you visit Balıklıgöl, Ulu Mosque, Reji Church, Fırfırlı Mosque, Patience Quarter (Cave) of Ayyub (Job) in Şanlıurfa city center which hosts numerous ruins and remnants from prehistoric settlements, Assyrian, Hittite, Persian, Greek, Roman and Islamic periods, you can see, learn about and photograph numerous ruins from all eras of the history of civilization from paleolithic period to our days in the Şanlıurfa Archeology Museum. You can see the ancient depictions of Amazon women, who are frequently mentioned in mythology, in the Haleplibahçe Mosaic Museum. You can attend Sıra Night held in one of the historical mansions in Şanlıurfa in the evening of the day after visiting Göbeklitepe, the first monumental temple building of the world, and seeing Harran, the last capital of the Assyrian Empire, which famous for its Sin Temple and Sabians, the place where Roman Empire won one of the greatest defeats of its history against the Persians upon the death of Roman Emperor Caracalla, and with well known unique houses with conical roofs.
Şanlıurfa, which is about 12,000 years old, starting with the oldest known monumental temple in the world, where many pagan religious centers and symbols are located, is the city where Prophet Ibrahim, ancestor of all divine religions, is believed to be born. On this route, which includes Bazda Caves, Han-el Ba’rur, Soğmatar, and the City of Shuaib, valuable information about various rituals and temple architecture can be obtained and polytheistic and monotheistic belief centers can be photographed.