Göbeklitepe, the world-renowned archaeological web site positioned in Türkiye’s Şanlıurfa, one of many cities hit by the Feb. 6 earthquake, has reopened its doorways to guests.
Müslüm Çoban, the secretary-general of the Şanlıurfa Regional Vacationer Guides Chamber, highlighted the importance of Göbeklitepe, also referred to as “Potbelly Hill,” as a key tourism attraction within the area, and expressed gratitude for the efforts made by all sectors to renew normalization.
Çoban additionally confirmed that Göbeklitepe emerged unscathed from the earthquake and is now welcoming guests once more. “Though we had visitors who got here to the area to discover Göbeklitepe and assist distribute help, the location was not open to the general public. As of April 3, nevertheless, guests are already exhibiting intense curiosity on this historic web site,” he said.
British vacationer Jems Askar expressed his fascination with Göbeklitepe when he visited the location for the primary time. Alternatively, British archaeologist Rozana Amatec underscored the location’s archaeological significance and said: “Göbeklitepe is an important historic web site. It is incredible to see it reopen after the earthquake. Everybody ought to make some extent to go to this web site.”
Turkish physician Arbel Öztürk, who had already visited Göbeklitepe 3 times, shared his expertise: “I really feel my soul rests right here. We’re thrilled that this web site survived the earthquake and continues to welcome guests.”