Harran is located at the intersection of important trade routes coming from North Mesopotamia to the west and Anatolia. This has resulted in a rich and deep-rooted cultural accumulation.
Harran; It was famous for being an important center of ancient Mesopotamian paganism (Sabiism), where the moon, the sun and the planets were considered sacred. For this reason, the science of astronomy in Harran is very advanced. Despite the fact that Urfa became one of the most important centers of Christianity, Sabiism, which has been in Harran since the Assyrian, Babylonian and Hittite periods, survived until the 11th century AD.
Typical houses, mound, castle, city walls and various architectural ruins attract the attention of tourists with sparkling stars at night sky.