Mardin Cultural Landscape
Mardin Cultural Landscape is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Mardin Cultural Landscape comprises a medieval city built on a rocky, terraced hill. Its architecture is mostly vernacular. It has a long Assyrian and Armenian Christian history. The most notable Christian monument is the Deyrulzafaran Monastery, which lies 5km outside of town. This Syriac Orthodox monastery is a living religious center.
Map of Mardin Cultural LandscapeLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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2013 Advisory Body overruled
Deferral was proposed
2012 Incomplete - not examined
2003 Requested by State Party to not be examined
ICOMOS recommended "rejection" and Turkey withdrew it before the WHC
2000 Added to Tentative List
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