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Stunning view of the low lands below

While the view towards Syria is hazy, nevertheless you can see for miles and over the city below... read more

Reviewed December 23, 2018
Norfolk, United Kingdom
Excellent stone work

The entrance to the building is one of the best stone work you will see in the area but it is not... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2018

While the view towards Syria is hazy, nevertheless you can see for miles and over the city below. The school was well built and is maintained well, although there are quite a few steps to be climbed, it is well worth the effort.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

The entrance to the building is one of the best stone work you will see in the area but it is not possible to see it from the right angle to admire its beauty because the buildings around does not allow you to step back...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

It was established in 14th century by the Seljukian-Artuklu Sultan, Melik Necmeddin Isa Bin Davud. The Madrasahs are academies of Seljukians and Ottomans whose curricula were prepared according to the Islamic principles and rules. If you trust on your physical performance, you can climb up...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Ebru A
Reviewed March 27, 2018

this was our first step in Mardin. as whole old city this plave also beautiful. you will climb some steps but definetly worth it

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

We happened to visit as the sun was starting to set and the view of Eski Mardin buildings from the roof top at this time was beautiful. One of the guides?? spent time with us explaining the history and pointing out lots of unique features...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Oakley12_12
Reviewed August 17, 2017

To start with there are many ways to spell this word! But this spelling is OK. The establishment is an education place for young Muslims where they would learn, mostly based on texts from the Koran. The central square with water feature is well worth...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jayhelston1234
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Its a bit of a walk up a flight of stairs, but like everything in Old Mardin just seeing the old sandstone work is worth it.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank MR88Aus
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

It's the stones building (old university) with huge windows for a world. It's big part of history in middle of city. The view from there is amazing. It's quite area where you can stop for a minute in our fast life.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

Thats a nice place with views and the history. When you come to place, you should get your picture taken as attached pictures. There are locals who try to take those picture with little amonth of money if you want

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Volkan B
Reviewed November 24, 2013

An old building of white stone, built on ascending levels (as is the entire city) and providing a really spectacular view out across the plains of Mesopotamia... We had a room with high arched ceilings, felt like something out of a story by Scheherezade ......More

Date of experience: November 2013
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