"Adourable Stone Carvings of Mardin" Mardin Ili by felixrufus

Mardin Ili Travel Guide: 113 reviews and 418 photos

Kasimiye Medresesi

The almost 1000 years old university. One of the 5 in Mardin. Has a pool in the courtyard to cool down the hot climate.

Dar-ul zefaran

The old Christian monastery is built on the 4000 years old temple of the sun. It is said that the stones of the building are mixed up with saffron to have a special colour.

Mardin

The city is built on hills. Conquered by Roman, Artuks, Seljuks, Ottoman, Roman and other empires. The old houses and schools are built from a yellow like coloured stone unique in Mardin.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Good climate in June, Sep and Nov. Delicate meal and desserts.
  • Cons:Very cold and or hot at other seasons.
  • Last visit to Mardin Ili: Sep 2005
  • Intro Written Oct 14, 2005
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  • Tugboatguy's Profile Photo
    Oct 15, 2005 at 1:39 AM

    Hi Felix, Nice page and good tip. you are making a great start in VT! Your travel interests??Doug (^_^)

  • Oct 14, 2005 at 7:14 AM

    Welcome to VT. Greetings from India. nice start and good phtographs.

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