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Address: City Center, Mardin, Turkey

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Its worth a look

Its a bit of a walk up a flight of stairs, but like everything in Old Mardin just seeing the old sandstone work is worth it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Its a bit of a walk up a flight of stairs, but like everything in Old Mardin just seeing the old sandstone work is worth it.

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Lodz, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

It's the stones building (old university) with huge windows for a world. It's big part of history in middle of city. The view from there is amazing. It's quite area where you can stop for a minute in our fast life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Thats a nice place with views and the history. When you come to place, you should get your picture taken as attached pictures. There are locals who try to take those picture with little amonth of money if you want

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

An old building of white stone, built on ascending levels (as is the entire city) and providing a really spectacular view out across the plains of Mesopotamia... We had a room with high arched ceilings, felt like something out of a story by Scheherezade ... Excellent breakfast and met very interesting people in the hotel. Shower was small but lovely... More 

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Istanbul
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2013

Once again, this is one of the must sees at Old Mardin. A majestic complex of buildings which have always been used as a theological school. It is at the top of the Old Mardin just below the Mardin Castle. Zinciriye Madrassah is nowadays used as a theological school by the Artuklu University at Mardin. It also houses an old... More 

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Eskisehir, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2013

Zinciriye medresesi was an old traditional education center. It is used as language school of Harran univercity. You have to climb a lot of stairs to reach the center. You can see one of the local water fountain in the innergarden. Here is the story of the water fountains in the city: The point where the water comes represents the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2013

It is now a college building but still open to tourists. do ask to climb to the roof where there is an unobstructed view of the city and upper mesopotamia

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Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

Not far from town. Must have a car or hire a driver. Can be visited along with Zafarqn.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

Also known as Sultan Isa Medresesi named after its founder, the Sultan of Artuquid Dynasty, built in 1385, is a fine example of Madrasha architecture, complexes used for Islamic education along with other branches like Law, Astrology, Math, Litrature, Philosophy. The complex is situated in the Old City of Mardin so it is easy to reach by foot if you... More 

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