Midyat (Kurdish: Midyad, Syriac: ܡܕܝܕ Mëḏyaḏ or Miḏyôyo in the local Turoyo dialect, Arabic: مديات) is a town in Mardin Province of Turkey. The ancient city is the center of a centuries-old Hurrian/Hurrian town in Southeast-Turkey, widely familiar under its Syriac name Tur Abdin. A cognate of the name Midyat is first encountered in an inscription of the babylonian king Ashur-nasir-pal II (883-859 B.C.). This royal text depicts how forces conquered the city and its surrounding villages. In its long history, the city of Midyat has been ruled by various different leaders and nations.Wikipedia
Planning a vacation to Midyat in Turkey? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. The nearest major city to Midyat is Diyarbakir. Add Diyarbakir to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Mor Gabriel Monastery, Great Mosque Of Mardin, Midyat Old City. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Diyarbakir Airport. Popular vacation packages of Midyat are of 1-2 days.
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