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Urfa - Foot paths of prophet Abraham and the Miracle of the Fish Lake

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Foot paths of prophet Abraham and the Miracle of the Fish Lake

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(17 reviews)
Old Urfa , Urfa, Turkey
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

This is the lake with the fish which is believed where the prophet Abraham had been darted in to the fire by pagan king and the fire turned in to water with the order of the God. For the millenniums local have believed in this and the belief made the water and fish are accepted as sacred.


Meet My Local Guide Istanbul

My Local Guide Istanbul

Salih loves introducing Istanbul to people from different parts of to the world. He has been living in Istanbul for more then twenty years and felt at home from the first day he saw it. Salih started work as a guide in 2007 leading the groups in all over Turkey and since 2012 he's back to leading small group tours in Istanbul only. Beside showing the highlights of Istanbul he likes showing the hidden Istanbul, food markets and the selected restaurant and cafes. Salih feels blessed to live in this unique city which is the home for about sixteen millions of people and it manages very well to be great host. He's here to help his guests see this lovely city in the best way with providing a great selection from secrets and the highlights of Istanbul.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Urfa with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Urfa. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

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Reviews from travellers

(UK): Caroline P.

17 June 2021

Very interesting tour.

Helen ..

17 June 2021

Very interesting and informative tour of the Mosque of Halil-ur-Rahman and the Abraham's Pool. According to some Muslim sources, Urfa is Ur Kasdim, the hometown of Abraham. Following the tradition, Nimrod had Abraham immolated on a funeral pyre, but God turned the fire into water and the burning coals into fish. The pool of sacred fish (Abraham's Pool) remains to this day. We could see people praying in the cave where Abraham is said to have been born, visitors feeding the sacred fish, and even more, we could hear a prayer. I have learned a lot about a different culture and religion in this tour that I highly recommend. Thank you, Salih!

Janet G.

17 June 2021

Another great tour - thank you so much! These tours are wonderful and full of amazing information!

Dunia K.

17 June 2021

At the foot of the valley life runs through giving people hope and blessings. For centuries water has passed, stories have been spoken, source of water gives us prosperity.

Patricia Y.

17 June 2021

Absolutely brilliant, very interesting. Many, many thanks. Am jealous of the Shisha 😊


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