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One day isn’t enough to take it all in. The highlight is being able to wander inside a replica of Göbeklitepe. Then walking chronologically from the early Stone Age to today. There are thousands of objects many from the excavations ahead of the submerging of...More
This place is extremely great to discover the relatively short history of humanity. U can see very rare and fantastic pre historic antique goods as well as sculptures from Roman period. This is exactly due to the city, Urfa, which has profoundly deep historical background....More
The Edessa Mosaics show similarities to the Great Palace Mosaics in Istanbul
and other mosaics found within the borders of the ancient Osrhoene Kingdom,
in particular the mythology-themed mosaics dating from the first half of the 6th
century at Sarrin, northeast of Aleppo. As the...More
The journey from hunter gatherer onwards is explained very well in this excellent museum. Well written English signs. There is need to have someone on duty at the front desk who has business English and can understand English and speak it. Gift shop needs to...More
We learned so much in this museum. I delighted with the first statue ever made (12,000 years old!) and with so many pieces from the Paleolothic to the Islamic periods, including amazing reproductions of Gobeklitepe. The Hellenistic collection is very interesting. It helped us better...More
This is one of Turkey's top archaeological museums, and they have done a good job of it. The building is splendid and the artefacts beautifully displayed - lighting is used really effectively. Objects are clearly labelled in English as well as Turkish.