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Mardin Castle

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7 Reviews
Castle
Address: Mardin, Turkey

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made in castle A special place, there are still very few tourists here. The whole area is very close, the living standard of the locals is not very high, but the life is very leisurely.

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  • Rod F
    Rod F
    Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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    Wonderful views from the kale

    As others have said, the castle is presently closed to the public. The walk up to it is heavy going, but it is worth it for the view towards Syria, and of the beautiful city of Mardin itself. The crea...

    Reviewed on /Date(1495575749000+0800)/
  • MR88Aus
    MR88Aus
    Brisbane, Australia
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    Really Interesting.

    Its a bit of a walk up the hill to the fence, but worth it for the views and for the photos. As far as i know no one is allowed into the castle area. but you can go to the fence. Its a nice walk.

    Reviewed on /Date(1483317504000+0800)/
  • RichardK121
    RichardK121
    Memphis, Tennessee, USA
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    You can't get there

    We hiked up the hill only to find that tourists do not have access to the Kale. If you want pictures of the Kale, find a good viewing place along the road and take them. If you want views of the city,...

    Reviewed on /Date(1461995030000+0800)/
  • Jessica K
    Jessica K
    Brisbane, Australia
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    What an amazing place

    I traveled to Mardin with my sister in 2009. What a truly wonderful place it was. I only hope that it will survive the unrest in the region. Such a fabulous place. Steeped in history and definitely ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1461537513000+0800)/
  • Kalamiti
    Kalamiti
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    Military base

    Although this place is one of the best spots for a vista of Syrian valley, it is a military base for decades and you cannot visit the castle itself. Depending on the security situation in the region y...

    Reviewed on /Date(1444099589000+0800)/

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