Mardin, the Pearl of Mesopotamia, will admire you with its historical texture and great geography.
Visiting Mardin? Cannot decide which attraction to focus? We have a one full day private tour covering main attractions in the region such as Mor Behnam (Kırklar) Church, Kasımiye Medrese, Grand Mosque, Mor Hananyo Monastery and Dara Antique City.
Mor Behnam (Kırklar) Church
The church, which was built in the name of his sister Saro with Mor Behnam and is now known as the Kirklar church, took both its names from the early Christian legends of the 6th century. it is a medieval structure.
Kasimiye Madrasa is one of the most important historical ruins that has survived to the present day for centuries & preserves its magnificence. It has taken its place among the historical structures of Mardin and has a history of 700 years. When it was built, it became a madrasah that taught religious and scientific sciences.
Located to the southwest of Şanlıurfa city centre, Balıklı Göl, is known as the place where the Prophet Abraham fell when he was thrown into the fire, and these lakes are one of the most attractive places of Urfa with its sacred fish and its historical monuments around it.
Mor Hananyo Monastery
Deyrulzafaran (Mor Hananyo) Monastery, built in the 1st century, is one of the most important centers of the Syriac church besides its magnificent architecture. Until 1932, it was the residence of the Syriac Orthodox patriarchs for 640 years.
Dara Antique City
Dara ancient city, currently known as Dara Village, is located 30 kilometres southeast of Mardin. Dara, which is one of the most important settlements in the history of Mesopotamia, was founded in 505 by the attempts of Emperor Anastasius (491-518) as a military garrison city in order to protect the eastern border of the eastern Roman Empire against the Sassanids.
This is either private or a small group tour so is fully customisable.
Max group size: 1-10 people
Entrance fees are extra is applicable.
Transport up to 4 people are included.