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Sanliurfa Harran, Sanliurfa, Turkey
+90 532 747 10 10
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The world's oldest university? Just a few kilometers from the Syrian border?

At Harran you can see this remains of – ‘they say’ - the world's oldest university, close to an old... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
maartenw2016
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Ghent, Belgium
the oldest university in the world

out of Sanliurfa so you will need a car if you want to visit in a comfortable way. But what an... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
FRAN k
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Dalyan, Turkey
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3 weeks ago
“The world's oldest university? Just a few kilometers from the Syrian border?”
15 Dec 2017
“the oldest university in the world”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sanliurfa Harran, Sanliurfa, Turkey
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+90 532 747 10 10
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At Harran you can see this remains of – ‘they say’ - the world's oldest university, close to an old mosque. Almost in the middle of nowhere, not too far from Syria - o tempora, o mores I would say. Not well kept, but you...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2017

out of Sanliurfa so you will need a car if you want to visit in a comfortable way. But what an experience! a great archeological place. A must for all who have interest in knowing

2  Thank FRAN k
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

About 45 minutes by car from Sanliurfa, I came this peaceful place. I did nice walk here to see the university of Harran and famous beehive houses. Houses are well maintained, I could go inside of them and see decorations. There is café in this...More

1  Thank Shirinerica
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is worth stopping by, providing a great photo opp of ancient Harran. In the bible, this is where Abram tarried after God called him to leave Ur and go to Canaan. Today, you can see the remains of an old university as well as...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We visited this as part of a tour from Goreme in 2009, but not this May because of the security situation it being close to the Syrian border. I just wanted to say that when the security situation returns to normal, I would say that...More

Thank Rod F
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

A magical and charming place. It is far away from the center, so better rent a car to go there. There are informed high-school kids giving you a tour of the place as soon as you arrive.

1  Thank Gökçe I
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