6 Sights in Diyarbakır, Turkey (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Diyarbakır, Turkey. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Diyarbakır, Turkey.

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1. Virgin Mary Syriac Church

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St. Mary Church, is a Syriac Orthodox church in Diyarbakir. It is under the jurisdiction of the Syriac Archdiocese of Mardin, headed by Metropolitan Mor Filüksinos Saliba Özmen. The church was first constructed as a pagan temple in the 1st century BC, and the current construction dates back to the 3rd century. The church has been restored many times, and is still in use as a place of worship today. The church is open to visitors for a 5 lira entrance fee.

Wikipedia: St. Mary Church, Diyarbakır (EN)

2. Zerzevan Castle

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Zerzevan Castle, also known as Samachi Castle, is a ruined Eastern Roman castle, a former important military base, in Diyarbakır Province, southeastern Turkey. Archaeological excavations at the site revealed the existence of underground structures, among them a temple of Mithraism, a mystery religion. The castle was used as a civilian settlement between the 1890s and the 1960s. The site is partly open to tourism.

Wikipedia: Zerzevan Castle (EN)

3. Surp Sarkis Ermeni Ortodoks Kilisesi

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The Church of St. Giragos or Surp Giragos Church is a historic Armenian Apostolic church in Diyarbakır, Turkey. It is the largest Armenian church in the Middle East. The church was confiscated by the Turkish government in 2016. The church was re-opened to the public on May 7th 2022 after renovations.

Wikipedia: St. Giragos Armenian Church (EN)

4. Melik Ahmet Cami

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Melek Ahmed Pasha Mosque is a historic mosque in the Sur district of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey. The planning and construction of the mosque was influenced by Mimar Southwest, and the mosque was built in the area on 16th. It was built by Melek Ahmed Pasha in the century.

Wikipedia: Melek Ahmed Paşa Camii (TR)

5. Deva Hamamı

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Deva Hamam is a historic bath in the Sur district of Diyarbakir in southeastern Turkey. According to an old rumor, it is also known as the Camel Bathhouse, because a camel that had disappeared from the caravan was found inside it after several days of searching.

Wikipedia: Deva Hamamı (TR)

6. Nebi Camii

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Nebi Camii David Stanley from Nanaimo, Canada / CC BY 2.0

Nebî Mosque is a historical mosque in the Sur district of Diyarbakır Province, Turkey. The mosque, which was built in the 15th century during the Akkoyunlu period, is also known as the Prophet's Mosque.

Wikipedia: Nebî Camii (TR)


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