Cultural Corridors of South East Europe

Heritage by Type / Christian religious centre

Monastery Deir-Ul-Zafaran

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Monastery Deir-Ul-Zafaran

About the site

Corridor: Diagonal Road
Country: Turkey, Mardin
Type: Christian religious centre
Epoch: Middle Ages, Antiquity
World Heritage:
Middle AgesAntiquityChristian religious centre

The Deyrulzaferan Monastery is among the interesting places around the city. The monastery, which is the religious centre of the Syrian Christians, has a past of 1600 years. There are the graves of the Syrian patriarchs at the monastery.

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