A Direct Flight from Netflix to Gobeklitepe


1/16/2020

The second Turkish Netflix original series “The Gift” became so popular in Turkey and the site attracted many travelers to destination. Atiye, a painter living in İstanbul, reveals universal secrets of an archeological area in Anatolia and a relation of that place and her past. The mysterious story of young and beautiful painter Atiye is variated by various directors’ expression. She is played by a famous Turkish actress "Beren Saat" who gathered Turkish peoples’ attention to Gobeklitepe.

https://www.netflix.com/tr/title/81037848

The site (artificial mound) has a height of 15m (49 ft) and is about 300 m (980 ft) in diameter. It belongs to Neolithic age, and is important of being the first temple thus first center of belief in the earth. There has been 20 temples detected but only 6 of them are brought to light.

Gobeklitepe is located 12 km northeast of the city of Sanlıurfa. There are 5 flights a day Istanbul to Sanliurfa GAP Airport, takes 2 hours.