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Religious Places in Mardin

The Mausoleum of Sultan Seyhmus

This mosque complex consists of the mausoleum of a religious leader named Sultan Şeyhmus plus a variety of service buildings, and is a popular site of pilgrimage for visitors from Mardin and the surrounding region. Read More »

Hamza-i Sagir Dervish Lodge

Mardin is one of the largest lodge Hamza-i Sagir Dervish Lodge. According to Effendi Abdulgani were made in 1474-1475. Today, the lodge amended plans have not been able to remove. A section of the lodge electrical generator, cooling pool, located in a portion of the remaining parts of the fuel tank is used. Since the basis of the remains from ... Read More »

İzozoel Church

The beautiful stonework on the bell tower of the church of Mor İzozoel is some of the finest in Midyat. According to tradition, the church was built near the beginning of the 6th century by architects Theodosius and Theodorus, the sons of the architect of Mor Gabriel. However, another story has it that it was built in the 8th century ... Read More »

Mor Stefanos Church

Closed off to the east by the altar, the inner courtyard to the south of the main church serves as a summer worship area. The baptistery of Mor Yuhanon the Baptist lies north of the church, to which it is connected by high vaults. The interior of the church is very elegant with a long, central nave aligned on an ... Read More »

Mor Mihael Church

Syriac records indicate that this Syriac Orthodox church dates no earlier than the late 5th century. The bell tower stands on a 10th-century bastion, while the tombs in the vaulted crypt date from the 2nd century. While the underground chamber is pre- Christian, the church itself is thought to have been built in 495. Read More »