Best Things To Do in Diyarbakir, Turkey

Whether you're visiting Diyarbakir for a few days or are a localite, Diyarbakir is sure to have something new for you. Explore our guide that tells you about the best tourist places to visit and things to do in Diyarbakir. This guide will give you an idea about the popular attractions, upcoming tourist spots, and off-beat things to do in Diyarbakir. This makes it easy to plan weekends or long vacations in Diyarbakir. We have compiled this cool stuff to do in Diyarbakir keeping in mind the points of interest for families, groups, and romantic couples. Looking at the activities for adventure junkies in Diyarbakir listed here will get the blood rushing and adrenaline pumping through your veins.

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Tourist Attractions in Diyarbakir

Take a look at these famous tourist attractions in Diyarbakir that are a must-visit!

  1. #1 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 136 itineraries
    City Walls

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Mardin Border, Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The City Walls surrounding Diyarbakir blend together medieval architecture and military structures. It is second longest man-made structure after the Great Wall of China. They are popularly regarded a...Read more

  2. #2 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 144 itineraries
    Diyarbakir Ulu Camii

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Camiikebir Mh., 21300 Diyarbakır, Turkey Merkez, Surici, Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Mesopotamia is often referred to as the cradle of neo-civilization and the Diyarbakir Ulu Camii is an existing symbol of Anatolia’s rich heritage. Located in Turkey’s religious capital, th...Read more

  3. #3 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 144 itineraries
    Hasan Pasa Hani

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Architecture

    Address: Gazi Caddesi Dabanoğlu Mh., 21300 Diyarbakır, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    Hasan Pasa Pani is a popular destination for foodies. Located just across the eastern entrance of The Grand Mosque, the place is a rustic Turkish inn built between 1572 and 1575. It has two barns unde...Read more

  4. #4 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 140 itineraries
    Otel Buyuk Kervansaray

    Tags: Hotel, Restaurant

    Address: Gazi Cad. Buyuk Kervansaray Hotel No:77, Suriçi/Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Bag your chance to sleep in one of the most renowned 16th century sites in Diyarbakir. Experience the height of Turkish luxury offered by Otel Büyük Kervansaray. The hotel scores big on amen...Read more

  5. #5 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 141 itineraries
    Dort Ayakli Minare

    Tags: Tower

    Address: Gazi Caddesi Dabanoglu Mh., 21300 Diyarbakır, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Diyarbakir is home to some of the most exquisitely designed mosques and tombs in Mesopotamia. Dort Ayakli Minare is a unique mosque known for its free-standing minaret. Built by Sheikh Mutahhar, the M...Read more

  6. #6 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    Cahit Sitki Taranci House Cultural Museum

    Tags: Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Address: Camiikebir Mh., Ziya Gökalp Sokak Muze Sok. No:3 Surici, Sur,, 21300 Diyarbakır, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The two-storey building, now turned into a museum was home to the elite poet Cahit Sitki Taranci. This Cultural Museum was built in 1810 over a side-street close to the Ulu Camii. Some locals suggest ...Read more

  7. #7 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 139 itineraries
    Keci Burcu

    Tags: View Point

    Address: Mardin Border, Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The city of Diyarbakir was an impenetrable fortress guarded by city walls and the Tigris River. Keci Burcu formed the vantage ground for the inhabitants who could keep a close watch on the enemies. Th...Read more

  8. #8 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 110 itineraries
    St. Giragos Armenian Church

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Fatihpasa Mh, Özdemir Sk, Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Armenian legacy lives on in Diyarbakir through the St. Giragos Church. The church has been out of use for most of the last century and has recently been renovated and restored to its former g...Read more

  9. #9 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 124 itineraries
    Eski Kopru Hasankeyf

    Tags: Bridge, Architecture

    Address: Hasankeyf, Batman, Turkey

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Turkish ruins still bear the signs of glory. Diyarbakir has many of them which include the magnificent Eski Köprü Hasankeyf. It is a four-arch bridge over the Tigris in the Hasankeyf town. T...Read more

  10. #10 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 103 itineraries
    Suluklu Han

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe, Restaurant

    Address: Gazi caddesi eski demirciler çarşisi, 21000 Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 07:00 am - 02:30 pm Details

    Suluklu Han is located in the bustling Old Town known for its blacksmith artisans. The cafe inn is a 17th century edifice built by Haniliogl Mahmoud Chalabi and his sister, Hatun Bibi. It remains a po...Read more

  11. #11 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 129 itineraries
    Behrampasa Camii

    Tags: Mosque, Architecture

    Address: A Behram Pasa Mosque, Ziya Gökalp Mh, 21300 Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The glory of Ottoman Empire was at its pinnacle when the Behram Pasha Camii was completed in 1572. Built by the Governor of Diyarbakir, this mosque was a medieval place of worship guarded within the f...Read more

  12. #12 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 304 itineraries
    Se'man Kosku

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Memorial, War Memorial

    Address: Mardin Yolu uzeri, Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    One of the most spacious and airy buildings in Diyarbakir is the Se'man Kosku. Built in 15th century to house the tired pilgrims and soldiers, the site is a popular lodge with kiosks, refreshment cent...Read more

  13. #13 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 118 itineraries
    Meryem Ana Kilisesi Dengbej Evi

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Landmark, Architecture

    Address: Main Sreet 26, Ali Pasa Mahallesi, Lalebey Mh., 21300 Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The influence of Syrian architecture is seen in the 3rd Century Assyrian Orthodox Church, Meryem Ana Kilisesi Dengbej Evi. It is very close to the Old Town of Diyarbakir. The church was once the seat ...Read more

  14. #14 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 120 itineraries
    Nebii Camii Akkoyunlu

    Tags: Mosque, Religious Site, Architecture

    Address: Gazi Pasha Street, Dağ Kapi, 21300 Diyarbakir, Turkey

    Nebi Camii is a spectacular display of the Akkoyunlu craftsmanship. The mosque is a single dome structure housing a 15th century stone relic inside it. It is dedicated to The Prophet, also called as t...Read more

  15. #15 of 16 Things To Do in Diyarbakir
    - Used in 21 itineraries

Activities And Tours

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