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Introducing Mardin


Time moves to its own rhythm here in Mardin, and more and more tourists have started to discover its mystical charm. Part of the city's appeal is the fact that you can see traces of the civilizations which have called Mardin home over the centuries. The caravanserais and bazaars which have survived since the time of the Silk Road, traditional houses, old pavilions, castles, mosques, shrines, churches, monasteries and caves of the city will all help transport you back to an age gone by. And cooking in the city retains much of its traditional feel, with dishes using spices and other ingredients particular to the region. All this comes together to make Mardin the poetic southeastern Anatolian city it is.

Mardin is known for:


History and Art Culinary Mountain Urban

Quick information

NEARBY CITIES
Şanlıurfa (175 km)
Batman (148 km)
Diyarbakır (85 km)
CURRENCY
Turkish Lira (TRY)

COUNTRY CODE
+90

ELECTRIC POWER
C, E

TIME ZONE
GMT +2

AVG. PRICE OF A COFFEE
€1.26

AVG. PRICE OF A MEAL
€6.95

Mardin airport information

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PUBLIC TRANSPORT:

Mardin Airport (MQM) is 20 km outside the city center. There are buses and public mini buses running between the two, with mini buses being the cheaper and easier option. For just 2 lira, a minibus will take you to the city center.

Average time from airport: 25 minutes

Distance from airport: 20 km

TAXI:

You'll find taxis right outside Mardin Airport, and the journey to the center will last about 25 minutes and will cost anywhere between 25 and 50 lira, depending on your destination.

Average taxi price: 25-50 liras

CAR RENTAL:

Miles & Smiles members earn 100 Miles per day, up to maximum 1000 Miles. What’s more, rentals made through the website for 1 or 2 days earn an extra 250 Miles, while rentals for 3 or more days earn an extra 500 Miles.

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