Mardin is a historical and cultural city located in the southeast Anatolian Region. The city, whose history dates back to 4000 BC, has hosted many civilizations. Many civilizations such as Babylonian, Assyrian, Persian, Roman, Byzantine, Umayyad, Abbasid, Seljuk, Artukid, Akkoyunlu, Safavid and Ottoman have left their mark on the history of Mardin. The city carries the traces of many different cultures under the influence of these civilizations.

The history of Mardin is also very rich as it is located at the intersection of religions. In the city, there are many buildings belonging to religions such as Islam, Christianity and Judaism. Among these, there are important structures such as Mor Behnam Monastery, Deyrulzafaran Monastery, Ulu Mosque, Kasımiye Madrasa and Zinciriye Madrasa. The historical texture of Mardin is still preserved today and is an important cultural and tourism center that attracts tourists.

Why should you visit Mardin?

Mardin is a city that must be visited with its historical and cultural richness. Since the city has hosted many civilizations, its historical texture is quite rich. The historical buildings and architectural features in the city make Mardin different. Among these structures, there are historical mosques, churches, monasteries, madrasahs and caravanserais.

The streets of Mardin have a very impressive appearance with their narrow and stone structures. While walking around the city, walking in the historical streets and feeling the historical texture can be a very enjoyable experience. In addition, Mardin's local delicacies are also quite famous. Tasting the food is also important in terms of flavor tourism.

Mardin also has many boutique hotels and pensions where tourists can stay comfortably. Accommodation options are among the restored buildings in accordance with the historical texture. Therefore, staying in Mardin can be a very enjoyable experience.

As a result, Mardin's historical and cultural richness, flavors and accommodation options are important features that attract tourists. Visiting the city can be an unforgettable experience.

3-Day Mardin Tour Program

  • Arrival in Mardin in the morning and hotel check-in
  • First, you can visit Mardin Castle. It is located at the highest point of the city and offers a panoramic view.
  • Then, you can walk through the narrow streets by passing the historical Midyat Gate. In this area, there are historical stone houses and businesses.
  • For lunch, you can choose a restaurant serving local delicacies.
  • In the afternoon, you can visit historical structures such as Kasımiye Madrasa and Mor Behnam Monastery.
  • For dinner, you can choose a restaurant with panoramic views of the city.
  • After breakfast, you can visit the ancient city of Dara. This ancient city was built during the Persian period.
  • Afterwards, you can drive to Hasankeyf. This historical region is located on the edge of the Tigris River and draws attention with its 12 thousand-year history.
  • For lunch, you can choose local restaurants in Hasankeyf.
  • In the afternoon, you can return to Mardin and visit Zinciriye Madrasa, Sabancı City Museum and Mardin Grand Mosque.
  • For dinner, you can choose a restaurant that also serves local delicacies.
  • After breakfast, you can visit Mor Gabriel Monastery and Deyrulzafaran Monastery.
  • For lunch, you can choose one of the local restaurants in Nusaybin, where the historical Mardin houses are located.
  • In the afternoon, you can visit the Mardin Museum and the Sultan Isa Madrasa.
  • After the tour, you can leave Mardin in the evening.
Of course, this tour program can be changed and customized according to your wishes and preferences.