“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

Chris Christensen is the creator of the Amateur Traveler blog and podcast, and a co-host for This Week in Travel podcast.

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