"Sanliurfa" Sanliurfa by smirnofforiginal
Sanliurfa Travel Guide: 90 reviews and 255 photos
A long, long way from Istanbul; Chadors, bazaars, spices... you have reached the Middle East.
Sanliurfa was one of my favourite spots in Turkey; a place where the exotic and the beautiful offered serenity and peacefulness but also where the hustle and bustle of a busy city swept you from your feet if you dallied too long!
Sanliurfa is a city of purple where we were possibly the only westerners visiting at that time... a city where itis as common to see a man with his gun as it it to see men sitting around playing backgammon or similar.
This is the covered market which is in the centre of the bazaar. The bedesten was actually a caravanserai which sold... more travel advice
All around this area are parks, mosques and beautiful, mostly arcaded, courtyards. It is a peaceful place where people... more travel advice
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