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Abdullatif (Latifiye) Mosque

It’s one of the big courtyard mosques in Mardin, the main site of which shows a transversal progression, middle domed and consisting of two niches on both sides of the domed site, squared sites which are covered by cradle vaults. The portal in the east side, which is decorated with deluxe ornaments can be described as the best conserved portal ... Read More »

Reyhaniye Mosque

The 15th-century mosque was heavily restored in the 18th and 19th centuries. The twostory structure is one of the largest mosques in Mardin, consisting of a square central space, a summer mihrab, an iwan with a ‘selsebil’ fountain, an additional room, a minaret, a cross-vaulted entrance and five shops below. Read More »

Hamza-i Kebir Dervish Lodge

The building dedicated to Hamza Bey (1435/36 – 1444/45), the son of Akkoyunlu Kara Yuluk Osman was built in 1438/39 as it is understood from its epigraph. It was used as powder mill between the years 1925 – 1931. In our day, only tomb part of it presents and it is used as prayer room after changed. Tomb has a ... 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 »

Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum

Sabanci Foundation restored a historic building (formerly an army barrack in 1889) in the ancient city of Mardin (southeastern Turkey) and created the “Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum” and the “Dilek Sabanci Art Gallery” which opened its doors with a colorful event hosting over 800 people on October 1st, 2009. The Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum will display the history, ... Read More »