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Deyrulzafaran Monastery

The monastery, which presents 5 km east of Mardin, was a settlement for Assyrian Orthodox patriarchs for 640 years until 1932 and consisting of three floors, got its present form in 18th century, with additions made beginning from 5th century. Monastery, was built on a complex which was used as a sun temple before Christ and then as a tower ... Read More »