Providing a deep religious history of the region accompanied by factual information on significant sites in the city, this in-depth travel resource focuses on a lesser-known center of trade and culture in Turkey?Sanliurfa, or Urfa for short. Known as the city of prophets, the guide outlines Urfa's numerous religious sites that are frequented by tourists year round, including the cave in which the prophet Abraham was born; Fish Lake, where Abraham was thrown into the fire; the cave where Job was cured from his illness; and ...

Sanliurfa City Guide 2010, Tughra Books, Clifton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9781597842075

Trade paperback