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Religious Places in Mardin

Zeynel Abidin Mosque

This mosque is known by the name of Zeynel Abidin, one of the 13th generation offspring of Hz. Mohamed.Z. Abidin’s and his sister’s tombs are in the mosque. There is also the holy visit place of Selman-ı Pak known as the barber of Hz Mohamed. Although the precise date of construction is not known, the most important mosque in Nusaybin ... Read More »

Bab’üs-Sor (Melik Mahmut) Mosque

The mosque is located on a small square on the road leading from the Mardin Citadel to the Savur Gate. According to an inscription, it was built in the third quarter of the 14th century. The main portal features decorative stonework and overlooks the square. The main space of the mosque has a central dome and is flanked by two ... Read More »

Abdullatif (Latifiye) Mosque

It’s one of the big courtyard mosques in Mardin, the main site of which shows a transversal progression, middle domed and consisting of two niches on both sides of the domed site, squared sites which are covered by cradle vaults. The portal in the east side, which is decorated with deluxe ornaments can be described as the best conserved portal ... Read More »

Reyhaniye Mosque

The 15th-century mosque was heavily restored in the 18th and 19th centuries. The twostory structure is one of the largest mosques in Mardin, consisting of a square central space, a summer mihrab, an iwan with a ‘selsebil’ fountain, an additional room, a minaret, a cross-vaulted entrance and five shops below. Read More »

Cihangir Bey Dervish Lodge

That building, which presents in the southwest of Kasimiye Madrasa and called by native tradition as tomb of Akkoyunlu Sultan Cihangir (1444 – 1468), resembles a islamic monastery – tomb rather than just a tomb with its pit entrance site, its part which follows mosque area with transversal site and its niches. There is a lancet arched entrance from the ... Read More »