Are you looking for what to do in Diyarbakir?
PLACES TO SEE
- Great Mosque of Diyarbakir: An eleventh century mosque built by Seljuk Turkish Sultan Malik Shah. Black Basalt and White limestone were used alternatively to build this ancient mosque.
- Beharampasa Camii/Mizgefta Behram Pasa: An ottoman style mosque built by Behram Pasha, the Governor of Diyarbakir back in 1572. This sightseeing place is known for its well-built entrance arches.
- Meryem Ana Kilisesi: A Syrian orthodox church built in 3rd century.
- Fatihpasa Camii/Mizgefta Fetih Pasa: City’s oldest Ottoman building constructed in 1520.
- The Archaeological Museum: A place exhibiting artefacts from the Neolithic and Bronze ages, and also the empires that ruled the region over the centuries.
- Dicle Bridge: A ten-arched bridge built in eleventh century.
- There are not many touring agencies but you can hire private tour guides at Diyarbakir to travel get to know the city.
Below we have a list of things to do in Diyarbakir and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.
This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Diyarbakir getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.
Make the most of your trip to Diyarbakir with confidence.