Rabis Hotel

Address: Sarayonu Cad. Sanliurfa Merkez, Sanliurfa, Sanliurfa, Turkey | Hotel
 
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This hotel, located on Sarayonu Cad. Sanliurfa Merkez, Sanliurfa, is near Balikli Gol.
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    Travel Blogs from Sanliurfa

    Ancient Anatolian history uncovered

    A travel blog entry by ralph.rydell on Jul 09, 2015

    13 photos

    ... and has sophisticated carvings in the stone. Large stone blocks about 15 ft. tall are placed in a circle and carved with animals and human arms and hands, as well as fox loin cloths. The large stones were placed in slots to hold them upright indicating an ingenious invention for construction or some sophisticated knowledge not previously thought to be in the capabilities of a paleolithic culture that far back.It is currently ...

    Abraham's Well and Islamic Religious Integration

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Feb 03, 2015

    2 comments, 16 photos

    ... or “Abraham’s Cave”. Abraham is the one figure in the Bible who is considered similarly sacred and important to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In the Torah the patriarch Abraham was born in Ur of the Chaldees, Ur Kasdim, which most people believe was the Sumerian city of Ur in Mesopotamia, today’s Iraq. He later moved to Harran, a town about 20 kilometers south of Sanliurfa. According to Islamic tradition, however, Abraham ...

    This Changes Everything

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Feb 02, 2015

    7 comments, 19 photos

    ... weak on road signs, maps, and tourist bureaus. Turkey was also late to the GPS game, as I recall from previous trips, and the coverage and mapping functions left much to be desired here, especially since Turkish spelling of place names is a bit erratic. Since it took archeologists 12,000 years to find Gobekli Tepe, I didn’t feel too badly that it took an hour of driving around asking directions to find it myself.

    Gobekli Tepe means "Potbelly Hill," ...

    Glorious Urfa

    A travel blog entry by bakkepackers on Apr 21, 2014

    29 photos

    ... Sanliurfa, arriving a little after 11 p.m., exhausted by all of the travel yet energized by the reunion.

    Until 1984, Sanliurfa was simply "Urfa." Its citizens wanted something with a little more pizazz, though, so they added the prefix "sanli," meaning "glorious." Now the city is "Glorious Urfa." This was in large part a response to its rival, the city formerly known as Antep, gaining the prefix "gazi" ("warrior for Islam") in 1973. The good people ...

    A Touch of Arabia

    A travel blog entry by michellendave on Apr 18, 2014

    60 photos

    ... Mosque, Urfa Castle, Abraham's Cave, and Ayn Zalihav Lake. Someone told us it was a busy time in town because people came to celebrate Prophet Mohammed's birthday.

    Per Wiki, Urfa was officially renamed Şanlıurfa (Urfa the Glorious) in 1984 because city officials wanted a grander moniker, similar to those of neighboring cities 'Gazi' (veteran) Antep and 'Kahraman' (Heroic) Maraş. Everyone keeps it ...