Mardin is the capital of Mardin province in Southeastern Anatolia. It is known for the Artukid architecture of its old city, and for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply over the flat plains.
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Kurban Bayram, Feast of the Sacrifice in Southeastern Turkey
in Urfa, we go to the bus station for our three hour trip to Mardin which is perched on a hillside dominating Mesopotamia, midway between the Euphrates and Tigris Rivers. The history of Mardin is said ...
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