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
4.5 based on 187 reviews
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
4.5 based on 99 reviews
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
5 based on 14 reviews
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 based on 42 reviews
Reviewed By Heather Y - Derby, United KingdomDerby, United Kingdom
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
2 based on 3 reviews
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
4.5 based on 8 reviews
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.