5 Sights in Sur/Diyarbakır, Turkey (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Sur/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 5 sights are available in Sur/Diyarbakır, Turkey.

List of cities in Turkey Sightseeing Tours in Sur/Diyarbakır

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. Surp Giragos Church

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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)

3. Deva Hamamı

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Deva Hamam is a historical hamam located in Sur district of Diyarbakır Province. According to an old rumor, it is also known as the Camel Bath as a camel that disappeared from the caravan was found in this bath after a few days of searching.

Wikipedia: Deva Hamamı (TR)

4. Melik Ahmet Cami

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Melek Ahmed Pasha Mosque is a historical mosque located in the Sur district of Diyarbakır Province, Turkey. The mosque, whose plan and architecture show the influence of Mimar Sinan, was built by Melek Ahmed Pasha in the 16th century.

Wikipedia: Melek Ahmed Paşa Camii (TR)

5. 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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