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Dunaysir Hotel

Designed for both business and leisure travel, Dunaysir Hotel is ideally situated in Mardin; one of the city’s most popular locales. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. At Dunaysir Hotel, every effort is made to make ... Read More »

Great Mosque of Dunaysir

The congregational mosque of Dunaysir was commissioned by Artuqid Beg Yülük Arslan (Husam al-Din, 1184-1203) and completed after his death in 1204 by his brother Artuq Arslan (1203-1239). It was abandoned for many years before being restored in 1971 by the General Directorate of Religious Endowments (Vakiflar Genel Müdürlügü). The rectangular mosque is built on a flat site northwest of ... Read More »

Kızıltepe

Kızıltepe Smiles with ıts dominant colour of yellow stones in Mesopotamia and ıts cheer of rich ears of wheat by the reflexion of sun. The oldest name of the district was Dunaysır. It was later given the name Koçhisar. The town flourished during the Artuklu rule as an important trade center on crossroads Diyarbakır-Musul and Urfa-Musul. It became a district ... Read More »