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Peace and Tranquility

You enter the grand cloister and find beauty in simplicity. Build in 12.century you marvel the... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Fatos52
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Ottawa, Canada
A GRAND MOSQUE INDEED

The mosque of Marvin! A wonderful view of the plains leading towards Syria from the mosque... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
jayhelston1234
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Mardin, Turkey
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“restoration” (2 reviews)
“plain” (2 reviews)
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Mardin, Turkey
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

You enter the grand cloister and find beauty in simplicity. Build in 12.century you marvel the beautiful architecture. You sit on cool stone bench and find Mesopotamia rolling under your feet

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The mosque of Marvin! A wonderful view of the plains leading towards Syria from the mosque. Historical gates and walls. Inside quiet and imposing. 12 Century built with restoration. Certainly worth a visit, I have been many times.

1  Thank jayhelston1234
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This mosque is main attraction in the city but terrible restoration of Turkish Government in historical things continues here too.Inside is plain white painting but outside is remarkable.You should pay a visit.

Thank Burak C
Reviewed 4 July 2015

This mosque is very simple but also very impressive. Built on 12. century in old Mardin. A good chance to see this amazing when you are there.

Thank Ulvi B
Reviewed 9 November 2014

The Mosque was an awesome place to walk through to remind of the depth of the culture in this region. Could I suggest make the effort to climb the hill behind the Mosque just as sun is rising in the morning to get the best...More

2  Thank John H
Reviewed 3 June 2014

You will find yourself here at the end of a winding souk ,,, worth a climb up onto the roof area for the view over the Mesopotamian plain ,,, not the most stunning mosque ,, but as it was an Armenian church captured and converted...More

2  Thank P_J_Murphy1962
Reviewed 25 November 2013

The entire city is a wonder... built in terraces with a view over the plains of Mesopotamia. We went in November, few tourists, met great hospitality. Stayed in excellent hotel in old city. The mosque is a place od peace and beauty... I didn't go...More

1  Thank Wendie S
Reviewed 25 September 2013

This mosque is extremely sacred to the Muslim because of the hair of nabi s.a.w,this was give by the family of hazrat Ali r.a,

3  Thank Luqman789
Reviewed 26 April 2012

The mosque itseld is lovely from the outside. Not the most beautiful inside, but still worth a visit. Contains a relic of Abraham's beard.

3  Thank Limasah
Reviewed 19 March 2012

Ulu Camii, located in the heart of Mardin Old City is believed to be built on an old church, though an arguement that could not be proven scientifically . Although the exact date it has founded is not known the numerous inscriptive plaques from Seljuk,...More

2  Thank aguvenis
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