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Zinciriye Medresesi

City Center, Mardin, Turkey
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Also named Sultan Isa Türbesi.

We happened to visit as the sun was starting to set and the view of Eski Mardin buildings from the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Birmingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
what is a medresessi?

To start with there are many ways to spell this word! But this spelling is OK. The... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Mardin, Turkey
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  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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City Center, Mardin, Turkey
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We happened to visit as the sun was starting to set and the view of Eski Mardin buildings from the roof top at this time was beautiful. One of the guides?? spent time with us explaining the history and pointing out lots of unique features...More

Thank Oakley12_12
Reviewed 18 August 2017

To start with there are many ways to spell this word! But this spelling is OK. The establishment is an education place for young Muslims where they would learn, mostly based on texts from the Koran. The central square with water feature is well worth...More

Thank jayhelston1234
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.

Thank MR88Aus
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.

Thank Angela900119
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

Thank Volkan B
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 ......More

1  Thank Wendie S
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...More

3  Thank enigma2007
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...More

2  Thank GUL G
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

1  Thank zzeme
Reviewed 26 April 2012

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

Thank Limasah
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