The birthplace of ancient civilizations, Mardin, astounds everyone who visits it as a stunning and imposing stone city that looks out over the vast Mesopotamian plain and touches the sky. The Kasmiye Madrasah, Krklar Church, Ulu Mosque, Mardin Museum, residences, and Assyrian and Ezidi communities are a few of the places to see. Mardin, which has historically served as the ancestral home to a number of tribes, ethnic communities, and religious communities, must be visited in order to be fully understood and experienced.
the Kasimiye Madrasah, one of the city’s monumental structures constructed between the Artuklu and Akkoyunlu periods, the Krklar Church, one of the city’s most significant churches, Cumhuriyet Square, and the Mardin Museum, which was once the Syriac Catholic Patriarchate. The Deyrulzafaran Monastery, which served as the Patriarchate centre of the Syriac Ancient Orthodox Church.
When you are in Mardin, you cannot go to Midyat. It’s also a must to visit the Deyrulumur (Mor Gabriel) Monastery, the Metropolitan Center of Turabdin, as well as the numerous Assyrian villages nearby like Hah/ Antl and Salah/ Barştepe and some Yazidi villages like Kiwax/ Cave village. The Midyat streets and homes that display the best examples of stone craftsmanship are also noteworthy.
Visit the Eastern Roman garrison city of Dara, which is located on the Silk Road’s entrance road, and then go to Nusaybin, one of Mardin’s most eastern neighbourhoods, by travelling along the Silk Road’s Syrian border. The German Bridge, the former border crossing between Turkey and Syria, the Zeynelabidin Mosque, the Mor Yakup Church, and the Smugglers Bazaar, which is situated on the grounds of the Nusaybin School, the world’s first university, are all noteworthy.