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Mardin Castle

Mardin Castle which called eagle’s home, lived victories and disappointments. A king called Şah Buhari who adored the sun, stayed the Mardin Castle. The patient king recovered when staying this castle. Therefor Şah Buhari lived here throughout 12 years. After, he sited the people of Pers and Babel in Mardin. Eagle Castle was the source of inspiration a lot of ... Read More »

Mor Hananyo Church

The monastery Mor Hananyo, also known as Kurkmo Dayro (in Syriac) or Deir ez-Za`faran (in Arabic) meaning the “Saffron Monastery”, is situated some five kilometers east of Mardin (in South eastern Turkey), in a shallow basin half-way up the side of the mountain ridge. This is one of the most known and ancient structure of Upper Mesopotamia, and the religious ... Read More »