The Far East and Black Sea Coast Sights

Dört Ayaklı Minare

  • Yenikapı Cad. Map It
  • Diyarbakir
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 07/06/2016

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The old town's most recognizable monument is the Dört Ayaklı Minare (Four-Footed Minaret) of the Şeyh Mutahhar Mosque. The minaret balances on four basalt columns, a marvel of medieval engineering. Legend has it that your wish will come true if you circle the minaret seven times.

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Yenikapı Cad., Diyarbakir, Diyarbakir, Turkey

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Published 07/06/2016


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