Churches and Monasteries of Midyat

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Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin) is part of the Tentative list of Turkey in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Churches and Monasteries of Midyat comprise 9 Syriac Orthodox monuments in south-eastern Turkey. They are located on a limestone plateau, that holds 80 villages and 70 churches. The oldest date from the early Byzantine period (6th century).

Map of Churches and Monasteries of Midyat

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Full Name
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin)
Country
Turkey
Added
2021
Type
Cultural
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2021 Added to Tentative List

The site has 9 locations

Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Church of Mor Sobo (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): Yoldath Aloho (Meryem Ana) (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Monastery of Deyrul Zafaran (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Monastery of Mor Gabriel (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Monastery of Mor Abai (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Monastry of Mor Loozor (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Monastery of Mor Yakup at Ṣālaḥ (Barıştepe) (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Church of Mor Quryaqos at ʿUrdnus (Bağlarbaşı) (T)
Late Antique and Medieval Churches and Monasteries of Midyat and Surrounding Area (Tur ʿAbdin): The Church of Mor ʿAzozoʾel at Kfarze (Altıntaş) (T)

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