Abraham's Cave and The Pools of Holy Carpa

Abraham’s Cave is believed to be the birthplace of the prophet Abraham, who founded Judaism, Christianity and Islam. The story says that there was a prophecy given from an oracle that a boy would be born in Sanliurfa who would kill the king, therefore the king demanded that every baby boy be killed. Abraham being born at this time was captured by the king and thrown off a cliff into a fire. The flames turned to water and the burning wood transformed into carp. This became the Pools of Holy Carp we see today.

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