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Great Mosque of Mardin

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Address: Mardin, Turkey

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Mosque was at the backdoor to our Zinciriye Hotel

The Mosque was an awesome place to walk through to remind of the depth of the culture in this region. Could I suggest make the effort to climb the hill behind the Mosque just as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2014
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Brisbane, Australia
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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

This mosque is very simple but also very impressive. Built on 12. century in old Mardin. A good chance to see this amazing when you are there.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

The Mosque was an awesome place to walk through to remind of the depth of the culture in this region. Could I suggest make the effort to climb the hill behind the Mosque just as sun is rising in the morning to get the best panoramic photo shoot of the Syrian plains including the Dome of the Mosque. It is... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

You will find yourself here at the end of a winding souk ,,, worth a climb up onto the roof area for the view over the Mesopotamian plain ,,, not the most stunning mosque ,, but as it was an Armenian church captured and converted ,, what do you expect .

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

The entire city is a wonder... built in terraces with a view over the plains of Mesopotamia. We went in November, few tourists, met great hospitality. Stayed in excellent hotel in old city. The mosque is a place od peace and beauty... I didn't go inside but just walked quietly round the old courtyard and looked into the women's section.... More 

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Stanger, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2013

This mosque is extremely sacred to the Muslim because of the hair of nabi s.a.w,this was give by the family of hazrat Ali r.a,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

The mosque itseld is lovely from the outside. Not the most beautiful inside, but still worth a visit. Contains a relic of Abraham's beard.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

Ulu Camii, located in the heart of Mardin Old City is believed to be built on an old church, though an arguement that could not be proven scientifically . Although the exact date it has founded is not known the numerous inscriptive plaques from Seljuk, Artuqid, Aq Qoyunlu and Ottoman periods, shows that it was probably founded in the eleventh... More 

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