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Balikli Gol

Urfa, Sanliurfa, Turkey
+90 414 694 1611
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Must visit !

Beautiful and peaceful place. There is park and café near this place Totally relaxing. I was there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
City of Prophets

It is a park with a big pool in which holly fishes are swimming. There are many stories about the... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Istanbul, Turkey
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Urfa, Sanliurfa, Turkey
+90 414 694 1611
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and peaceful place. There is park and café near this place Totally relaxing. I was there end of April. Very nice place to walk around day and night ;)

Thank Shirinerica
Reviewed 14 June 2017

It is a park with a big pool in which holly fishes are swimming. There are many stories about the prophets who lived there, and about the fishes. İntresting place to see.

Thank Aykon
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is main attraction of Şanlıurfa. For the ones who believe the story it may be a great experience but except that, it is a pool with carp fish in it. By the way, fish are like a small monsters :)) visit at night, much...More

Thank SuhaGuvenc
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Urfa isn't very green so the park is like a little oasis with it's green grass which incidentally you aren't allowed to sit on, and running water and artificial lake with the fishes. There's benches or some nice little eating places where you can sit...More

Thank Nichola C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I think that whenver you visit this site, there are always pilgrims, so it is very busy. It is tranquil nonetheless, and you will see the fattest carp fish you will ever see in your life! Visited in May.

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

If you're into attractions with religious backgrounds, this will be one of your favourite places. The pool itself, the marketplace, the caves and the castle surrounding it make up the most important part of the old town. There are some mosques and other attractions nearby,...More

Thank mertsr
Reviewed 12 March 2017

A clean park with benches and waterways with a ton of fishes. The best place in Urfa seems to be those gardens facing the lake.

Thank LettersWithoutAccent
Reviewed 27 January 2017

You will not come to the city and see the fishy lake. There are many stories of fishy lake in Urfada. At the end of all Hz. The fire that Abraham threw into turns into water and becomes fish in the woods. After that day,...More

1  Thank tevfik k
Reviewed 24 January 2017

You should visit and listen the mystic story of the fishes. You will feel the peace in your soul, it will worth

1  Thank AkifSukur
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I always feel that I pass another dimension of life while visiting that place. You should learn and think where you are and your foot pressing on the same place with the prophet of Allah. Only one difference, prophet Abraham was walking on that place...More

Thank Bulent P
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