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Superb city walls, although restored in places.

The original walls date back to the Roman period and have been repaired and restored by the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Rod F
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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
Nothing

Just new renovated the walls but you can not walk on it there is just one small place to go up I... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Timucin D
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These four-gated walls were restored in 349 AD during the reign of Constantinus III of Rome, and they surround the old part of the city. They are also famed for being the second largest walls in the world after the Great Wall of China.
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25 Sep 2016
“A nice stroll”
23 May 2017
“Superb city walls, although restored in places.”
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Diyarbakir, Turkey
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The original walls date back to the Roman period and have been repaired and restored by the Byzantines, Arabs and Turks since. What few people have commented on is that this is the longest city circuit surviving intact in the world! There are several places...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Just new renovated the walls but you can not walk on it there is just one small place to go up I think it's not interesting but the location is in the city center so you will pass away.

Thank Timucin D
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The city walls are all around Diyarbakir old city. It is nice to walk down from end to end on both sides and there are gardens on both sides so you can also stop for a tea under the trees together with many locals.

Thank Eugenio_G694
Reviewed 9 September 2016

A place full of history and amazing things to learn. I higly recommend a visit to Diyarbakir a surrounding areas.

1  Thank RedRoseRo
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The ancient city of Diyarbakir, or Amed (it's second name), once was surrounded by a wall. This wall was at the time built to protect the city from attacks and such. Now, you can view leftovers of that wall in many parts of Diyarbakir. Unfortunately,...More

Thank Noor_Izzedin
Reviewed 11 June 2016

Quite impressive structures. Önce again, it is unbelievable that there are not references to the history of the construction itself. The walls seem byzantine and are well restored. Around one can find parks full of green and lots of (turkish) coffee and (turkish) tea places.

Thank Polymers
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I remained in the Diyarbakir region called kaleici gone. In need of a little care to duyulsa, a true masterpiece from the walls and remains in good condition so very beautiful. Also food in gorgeous

Thank Yorgun2134
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Not only the city walls in Diyarbakir are dangerous, the enire town is really dangerous for tourists.Be very carefull in Diyarbakir! We stayed there one night in September 2015 in Hotel Büyük Kervanserail. We were aware of the dangers and warnings in Diyarbakr from the...More

2  Thank GeertClaeys100
Reviewed 10 November 2015

"Where is the wall?" was my first question to a friend from Diyarbakir. It is huge wall which some believe can be seen from the moon and the second largest in the world. It is still preserved well and we could see old wooden door...More

2  Thank Lanni_12
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Incredible size. Highly recommend it. Don't miss a stroll along the walls through the nice park areas.

1  Thank Pam M
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Response from BobPraz | Reviewed this property |
If you mean there are hotels within the old city, then yes, especially budget hotels around Dag Kapi at the north end. You can find suggestions in most of the guidebooks. The buildings in the area per se might not be... More
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