Mardin, the birthplace of ancient civilizations, amazes all who visit it as a beautiful and impressive stone city that looks out over the great Mesopotamian plain and touches the sky. Among the sights to see are the Kasmiye Madrasah, Krklar Church, Ulu Mosque, Mardin Museum, homes, and Assyrian and Ezidi communities. Of know, comprehend, and experience Mardin, which has served as the ancestral home to several tribes, ethnic communities, and religious communities throughout history, one must travel there.
The Deyrulzafaran Monastery, which once served as the Patriarchate centre of the Syriac Ancient Orthodox Church, the Kasimiye Madrasah, one of the city’s monumental structures that was built between the Artuklu and Akkoyunlu periods, the Krklar Church, one of the city’s most significant churches, Cumhuriyet Square, the Mardin Museum, which was once the Syriac Catholic Patriarchate.
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You are unable to travel to Midyat when you are in Mardin. The Deyrulumur (Mor Gabriel) Monastery, which is the Metropolitan Center of Turabdin, as well as numerous Assyrian villages like Hah / Antl, Salah / Barştepe nearby, and some Yazidi villages like Kiwax / Cave village, as well as the Midyat streets and houses that showcase the best examples of stone craftsmanship, are also must-sees.
Visit the Eastern Roman garrison city of Dara, which is situated on the Silk Road’s entrance road, then travel along the Silk Road’s Syrian border to Nusaybin, one of Mardin’s most eastern neighbourhoods. Also noteworthy are the German Bridge, the former Turkey-Syria border gate, the Zeynelabidin Mosque, the Mor Yakup Church, and the Smugglers Bazaar, which is located on the grounds of the Nusaybin School, the first university in the world.