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Virgin Mary Church and Patriarchate

The beautifully ornamented church was constructed by Patriarch Antuan Semheri in 1860 and is supported by 21 columns. The choir gallery boasts excellent acoustics. The patriarchate was built in 1895 by the Patriarch of Antioch Ignatios Behnam Banni. Today, the building serves as the premises of the Mardin Museum. Read More »