Kizilkoyun Necropolis The Kızılkoyun Necropolis Archaeological Site, situated on the outskirts of the ancient city walls, was granted protected status in 2012. It is situated within the historic center of Urfa, which is also home to the renowned Edessa. The Necropolis is located within Urfa's conservation area and is surrounded by other protected zones, such as the Yenimahalle Urban Archaeological Site to the east, the Haleplibahçe Archaeopark Area to the west, and the famous landmarks of Urfa Castle and Balıklıgöl to the south. The Bedüzzaman Cemetery is located to the north. This area is known for its diverse cave structures, including Roman tombs, reliefs, and mosaics. The calcareous soil of the region enables the formation of numerous caves. The total area of the site is approximately 5 hectares. The Kızılkoyun Necropolis Archaeological Site is a significant historical site and is easily accessible. The site has unearthed 133 rock tombs dating back 2,000 years to the time of the Edessa Kingdom.