What to do and see in Midyat, Mardin Province: The Best Places and Tips

Midyat (Kurdish: Midyad‎, Syriac: ܡܕܝܕ Mëḏyaḏ or Miḏyôyo in the local Turoyo dialect, Arabic: مديات‎) is a town in Mardin Province of Turkey. The ancient city is the center of a centuries-old Hurrian/Hurrian town in Southeast-Turkey, widely familiar under its Syriac name Tur Abdin. A cognate of the name Midyat is first encountered in an inscription of the Assyrian king Ashur-nasir-pal II (883-859 B.C.). This royal text depicts how his forces conquered the city and the surrounding villages. In its long history the city of Midyat has been ruled by various different leaders and nations.

1. Mor Gabriel Monastery

Idil Yolu Midyat Merkez, Midyat(Estel), Midyat, Turkey Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches & Cathedrals
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4.5 based on 187 reviews

Mor Gabriel Monastery

Reviewed By Mrtglr - Antalya, TurkeyAntalya, Turkey

so so so impressing

hard to believe that what happens in here. still alive and so important for believers. they have their own guieds and you have to visit with them. enterance fee around 5 TL. 20 minute from Midyat so you will need car. i recommend to see you there

2. Midyat Old City

Old City, Midyat, Turkey Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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4.5 based on 99 reviews

Midyat Old City

Reviewed By Helena B - Cape Town Central, South AfricaCape Town Central, South Africa

Beautiful stone churches and buildings

The ancient city of Midyat is located in southeast Turkey and has managed to preserve many of the old buildings and churches. The stone work and architecture of the buildings and churches are marvellous. In the centre of the old city is a type of cultural

3. Virgin Mary Church

Hah Village, Midyat, Turkey Sights & Landmarks, Churches & Cathedrals
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5 based on 14 reviews

Virgin Mary Church

Reviewed By JulideTunaseli - Bodrum City, TurkeyBodrum City, Turkey

The best church in Midyat!

Inside you will see how it is different and beautiful. It might be off the route but you should visit that place. People are helping. The architecture is magnificent. Look thoroughly on the animal statues and their symbolism. Make sure you see this place.

4. Beyazsu

Nusaybin-Midyat Yolu 20. Km, Midyat 47500, Turkey Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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4 based on 42 reviews

Beyazsu

Reviewed By Heather Y - Derby, United KingdomDerby, United Kingdom

Relaxing

Having visited Beyazsu (white waters) many times before we weren't going to go again this time round. however, we decided on fish for tea so had to drive up anyway to buy several kilos (very cheap compared to here in UK). there are lots of different resta

5. Belediye Kultur Evi

M. Ali ArIkan Cd. 22c | Ulucami Mahallesi, Midyat 47500, Turkey Sights & Landmarks, Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites
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2 based on 3 reviews

Belediye Kultur Evi

Reviewed By tugrul1912 - Izmir, TurkeyIzmir, Turkey

Kültür evi değil sıla dizisi çekilmiş

Eski bir mardinlinin midyat taşları ile yapmış olduğu bir ev sıla dizisi burda çekildiği için ticari bir mekan olmuş.Bilmeden gittik hercai dizisi çekildiği için odalar kapalı manzara hariç bir özellik yok.

6. Syriac Wine

Isiklar Mah. 211. Sok. No: 3, Midyat, Turkey Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
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4.5 based on 8 reviews

Syriac Wine

Mardin Midyat Syria Wine; classic red, white, reserve draft wine products. Turkish wine series collection.

Reviewed By Yener Y

Ev şarabı. ..

Midyat gerek tarihi dokusuyla gerek insanı gerekse ev yapımı şarabıylacok egzotik bir yer.binalar yipranmadan gunumuze kadar gelmiş. Şaraplar ev yapımı tam kıvamında.korkarak aldık ama sonradan evden sipariş vererek devamını aldık. .Teşekkür ederiz.

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