After having breakfast at the hotel, we move to Diyarbakır to see the world’s most well-preserved city walls. The city walls are on the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage and are considered as an open-air museum. They are 1.700 m from East to the West, 1.300 m from North to South, and 5 km long in total. It was built in the form of two walls, but the outer wall has been destroyed today. Traces of these outer walls can only be seen around the Mardin gate and Dağ gate today. The walls consist of 82 bastions and 4 main gates. Body walls are supported by buttresses. The main city gates are Harput(Mountain gate) on the North, Urfa(Greek) gate on the West, Mardin( Tell) gate on the South, Yenikapı ( Dicle and Şat) on the East. There are two more secondary Gates Hindibaba and Tekkapı which were opened during the Republic era.
We also visit the Ulu Mosque complex, which is one of the oldest mosques of Anatolia, Hasan Pasha Inn, which was built by Hasan Pasha between 1572-1575, inner castle, Diyarbakır Archeological Museum which has a rich collection, Şeyh Mutahhar Mosque which was built by Akkoyunlu ruler Kasım in order. We then photograph the historical bridge on the Dicle river and take a break.
After a long day, we turn back to Diyarbakır Airport to take the flight to Antalya at 20:20 via Sun Express.
We bid you farewell to see you at the next Talya Tour organization.
Breakfast – at the hotel
Lunch - Excluded
Dinner - Excluded