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Urfa Kale (Urfa Fortress)

Urfa Kale (Urfa Fortress) Review

Apart from the two prominent Roman Columns, Urfa's castle is a motley collection of upturned stones, at the top of a lot of stairs. It's impossible to detect any one architectural intent here, probably because the fortress has been razed and rebuilt at least a dozen times since the 2nd century BC. Climb to the summit for a fantastic view of the city. The stairs down are more fun, as they descend through a tunnel cut from the rock.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Kale Cad., Şanlıurfa | Map It
  • Phone: /
  • Cost: 4 TL
  • Hours: Daily 9–6
  • Location: Urfa (Şanlıurfa)
Updated: 11-25-2013

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