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Deyrulzafaran Monastery

Merkez Mardin Merkez, Mardin Merkez, Mardin, Turkey
+90 482 219 30 82
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Awesome Place...

A bit far away and from city center but if you go to this beautiful city will be great memory for... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
İbrahim Halil D
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Brilliant visit

An exceptionally well-run monastery. Languages spoken, excellent cafe and gift shop, plentiful... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
TheBeckhams421
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Merkez Mardin Merkez, Mardin Merkez, Mardin, Turkey
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

A bit far away and from city center but if you go to this beautiful city will be great memory for your future. One of the oldest in it's category.

Thank İbrahim Halil D
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

An exceptionally well-run monastery. Languages spoken, excellent cafe and gift shop, plentiful clean loos. In many years traveling I’ve never seen anything like the roof of the temple of the sun. Can’t understand how it stays up, never mind supports the buildings above. These monks...More

Thank TheBeckhams421
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

If you are in mardin, don't miss visiting this historically important place . We enjoyed it and found it a worth to visit place.

Thank Family H
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I took a private tour to visit this place.It is beautiful monstery and well maintained. Nice walk around this place. The priest was very funny and gave me a lot of information. And he is the only one I met who speaks English fullently in...More

Thank Shirinerica
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

This was built on the site of a pagan sun temple, which was converted to the monastery. Interestingly it has been shown that the earlier temple demonstrated the arch keystone principle before the discovery of the true arch. The main church is lightly embellished, and...More

Thank Rod F
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

you ll understand what the hell happened in last 2000 years in the world many historical handcraft things and best armenian history is here well they move bishop to syria but nowadays not safe to good luck to people who try survive this culture

Thank mustangy_nyc
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

A nice,well preserved monastery,Priest was very funny and informative.There is very delicious Zafaran cookie and tea.

Thank Burak C
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

As all Mosques in this region its worth looking at. The old sandstone work is really nice. There's no problem going in as long as you take your shoes off.

Thank MR88Aus
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Thats a nice place of mardin. Its built in 5th century AC. Its only 6 tl entry fee. It is 5 km away from center there is no public transportation. You can take cab but dont forget to negotiate. Even though we agree to pay...More

Thank Volkan B
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I visited 3 days to mardin. I took a taxi from mardin. This is wonderfully place to visit.you should visit it.

Thank juan n
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michakhalaf
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Response from TheBeckhams421 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I don't know. I think there's accommodation for pilgrims but it should be easy enough to get in touch with them. They have a website.
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