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Introducing Şanlıurfa


The discovery of Göbeklitepe (Potbelly Hill) shows civilization's historyu in Şanlıurfa goes back to 12,000 B.C., encompassing the history of ancient Sumer and Babylon, the Hittites, Assyrians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, and Arabs. This inspiring set of civilizations have all left their own traces, making today's city all the more multicultural and magical. You'll feel all of this as you walk through the city, strolling past people with different cultures and traditions all side by side. Of course, all these influences come together in the city's wonderful cuisine, which you must indulge in while there.

Şanlıurfa is known for:


History and Art Culinary Mountain

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Gaziantep (151 km)
Adıyaman (145 km)
Diyarbakır (179 km)
CURRENCY
Turkish Lira (TRY)

COUNTRY CODE
+90

ELECTRIC POWER
C, E, F

TIME ZONE
GMT +3

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
N/A

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL (2 PEOPLE)
N/A

Average Temperature

January
5.6 °C
February
7.2 °C
March
11.1 °C
April
16.1 °C
May
21.7 °C
June
27.2 °C
July
31.1 °C
August
30.6 °C
September
26.7 °C
October
20 °C
November
13.3 °C
December
7.8 °C

Şanlıurfa airport information

PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

It is easy to get to the city center from Şanlıurfa Airport (GNY) using the HAVAŞ buses, which cost TRY 10. Depending on traffic, it takes about 45 minutes to get to the city center from the airport.

Average time from airport: 45 minutes

Distance from airport: 33 km

TAXI:

To get to the city center from Şanlıurfa Airport (GNY) costs about TRY 140 liras and takes around 25 minutes. You can reserve a taxi online or by phone before your flight.

Average taxi price: TRY 140

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