“The Birthplace of Moses” – Shanli-Urfa, Turkey – Photo

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"The Birthplace of Abraham" - Shali-Urfa, Turkey - Photo

According to Turkish Muslim traditions Shaliurfa or Urfa is the biblical city of Ur of the Chaldees, and therefore the birthplace of Abraham. This small mosque which is built around a cave is held to be the site of his birth.

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by Chris Christensen

I am the host of the Amateur Traveler. The Amateur Traveler is an online travel show that focuses primarily on travel destinations and what are the best places to travel to. It includes both a weekly audio podcast, a video podcast, and a blog.

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