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Historical Places in Mardin

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Mardin's Historical Sites

Located in the north of Mesopotamia which is known as the birthplace of civilizations, Mardin is one of the oldest cities in Anatolia. With its wealth of historic buildings, Mardin's timeless allure is attracting visitors for feeling the cultural heritage. We rounded up the best historical places to create a wish list of your Mardin journey. Here is what you need to know to witness the glorious history of the city.

Archaeological Site of Dara, Mardin

Dara Ancient City

Historical Structure

Ancient City of Dara

Dara Ancient City, 30 km away from the city center, is among the historical sights need to be seen in Mardin. This historical ancient city, known as the Ephesus of Mesopotamia, is an important settlement on the Silk Road.

Dara Ancient City