Pool of Sacred Fish

"O fire! Be cool and become peace for Abraham. The Koran.

This is the birthplace of Abraham, and where King Nimrod tried to kill him. Muslim pilgrims feed the sacred carp at the Pool of Sacred Fish in Urfa. It is believed that the carp were created by God from firewood, and the water created from fire when King Nemrut attempted murder Abraham approximately 3,000 years ago.

The pool is today surrounded by attractive gardens and worth seeing as a place where miracles are believed to be happened.