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Harran Kümbet Houses

Harran Kümbet Houses

Harran is among the few architectural sites of the world with its texture and atmosphere. The mold houses here are named as it because of its form of a dome. These domed houses, which have been used for over 150-200 years, have no similar with it in the world! It has a cool summer and a structure that maintains the heat inside the winters due to the materials used in the construction of Harran Kümbet Houses, which is also very cute with its side-by-side cylindrical architecture. According to the rumors, the reason for the protection of the temperature of the houses is said to be adding rose oil into the specially prepared soil. Harran's conical domed houses were created with stones collected from the ruins near the ancient city. Built on average 200 years ago, these houses are built on a prismatic foundation for squares. These houses, which are 5 meters high, are built with a series of 30-40 bricks. Only one door is left open and decorated according to the culture of Harran region. You also have the chance to walk into Harran Kümbet Houses, which are considered as site areas today don’t forget to get picture in this are.

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