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Trulli (Beehive) Houses of Harran - Turkey
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td
N 36° 51.999 E 039° 01.399
37S E 502078 N 4080079
Quick Description: Typical Trulli-Houses in Harran
Location: Turkey
Date Posted: 12/16/2012 5:30:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMFY4P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
"Harran (Kurdish: Herran) was a major ancient city in Upper Mesopotamia whose site is near the modern village of Altinbasak, Turkey, 24 miles (44 kilometers) southeast of Sanliurfa. The location is in a district of Sanliurfa Province that is also named "Harran".
Biblical Haran was where Terah, his son Abram (Abraham), his grandson Lot, and Abram's wife Sarai settled while in route to Canaan, coming from Ur of the Chaldees (Genesis 11:26–32)."

The historical Trulli-Houses were built of loam and brick.
This type of construction is excellent suitabel to the hot climate in this region.
Building Address:
Harran, Turkey

Is it open to the general public?: yes

When was it built? (Approximate if you must.): 1/1/1955

What is the name of this building?: Beehive house

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