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Mort Smuni Church

Mort Smuni Church

While the construction date of the church is not known exactly, it’s thought to have remained from 6th century as it resembles Kırklar Church in terms of architecture. It got its name Mort Smuni, who was killed with her seven children for not giving up her belief and declared as saint.

Walnut doors covered with iron pieces and large nails which are manufactured in Mardin, and unique wooden ornaments in the middle abattoir of the Church are worthseeing works. There is a long structure in the west of the building, built as madrasa in 1796, and a council room which were finished in 1883 and where some metropolitans stayed. Bell tower of the church is also a different work of art and was built by Chief Architect Cabare Kandura in 1910.

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