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.