Mardin, located between the Dicle and Fırat rivers, is one of the most curious cities of the Southeastern Anatolia Region. The city, where you will travel through time with its unique architecture, has a deep-rooted history with its structure that embraces different religions.
Mardin Castle, the most well-known landmark of the city, will immediately attract your attention on a high hill overlooking the region. Mardin Castle, popularly known as the Eagle's Nest and lined with famous Mardin stone houses on its slopes, attracts everyone's attention due to the incredible view of Mardin it offers at an altitude of 1200 meters above sea level.
When you want to decorate your cultural and historical trip in Mardin with shopping, Kayseriye Passage, which has a historical feature, will be waiting for you. There are many souvenir shops in this bazaar, which was built between 1487 and 1502 during the Artukid Period.
Located 60 kilometers from the center of Mardin, the town of Midyat is the most visited place in Mardin with its fascinating historical treasures of thousands of years. B.C. Midyat, mentioned in the 9th century Assyrian tablets, is the living history of Mardin with its cave houses and temples carved into the rocks by the first Assyrian Christians who came to the region, as well as the Turabdin Plateau, which hosts the most important monasteries of Upper Mesopotamia, and its streets that smell of history reminiscent of an open-air museum.