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Address: Diyarbakir, Turkey
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These four-gated walls were restored in 349 AD during the reign of...

These four-gated walls were restored in 349 AD during the reign of Constantinus III of Rome, and they surround the old part of the city. They are also famed for being the second largest walls in the world after the Great Wall of China.

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A nice stroll

The city walls are all around Diyarbakir old city. It is nice to walk down from end to end on both sides and there are gardens on both sides so you can also stop for a tea under... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
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Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The city walls are all around Diyarbakir old city. It is nice to walk down from end to end on both sides and there are gardens on both sides so you can also stop for a tea under the trees together with many locals.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

A place full of history and amazing things to learn. I higly recommend a visit to Diyarbakir a surrounding areas.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The ancient city of Diyarbakir, or Amed (it's second name), once was surrounded by a wall. This wall was at the time built to protect the city from attacks and such. Now, you can view leftovers of that wall in many parts of Diyarbakir. Unfortunately, this piece of history hasn't been cared for that well. The parts of the wall... More 

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Quite impressive structures. Önce again, it is unbelievable that there are not references to the history of the construction itself. The walls seem byzantine and are well restored. Around one can find parks full of green and lots of (turkish) coffee and (turkish) tea places.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I remained in the Diyarbakir region called kaleici gone. In need of a little care to duyulsa, a true masterpiece from the walls and remains in good condition so very beautiful. Also food in gorgeous

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Brugge
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

Not only the city walls in Diyarbakir are dangerous, the enire town is really dangerous for tourists.Be very carefull in Diyarbakir! We stayed there one night in September 2015 in Hotel Büyük Kervanserail. We were aware of the dangers and warnings in Diyarbakr from the travel guides. The hotel offered no food in the evening, we had to walk in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

"Where is the wall?" was my first question to a friend from Diyarbakir. It is huge wall which some believe can be seen from the moon and the second largest in the world. It is still preserved well and we could see old wooden door as well. The only thing which a bit annoying is that the rooms inside the... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

Incredible size. Highly recommend it. Don't miss a stroll along the walls through the nice park areas.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Just only panaromic view of Diyarbakır. Not reasonable to prefer. And in the night time you will not be feel in secure.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

The old city of Diyarbakir is surrounded by impressive 5,5 km long wall build originally as fortification. There are four gates through into the old city. I would recommend staying in the old part of Diyarbakir as you are within walking distance of most of the attractions. Next to long sections of the wall is easy areas to walk and... More 

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