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Magnificent view

The view on top is amazing. The climb might be steep for some but trust me it's totally worth it... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2015
Ahmet Ö
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Istanbul, Turkey
Perhaps the highest ancient tower in Diyarbakir

Connected to the ancient city wall of Diyarbakir, we passed by the Goat Tower to see the city view... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2015
1973LYS
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 Dec 2015
“Magnificent view”
10 Nov 2015
“Perhaps the highest ancient tower in Diyarbakir”
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One of the towers of City Walls in Diyarbakır , built on a sun temple and then used as a jail for years. Now it is used as art gallery, concerts etc.
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Mardin Border, Diyarbakir, Turkey
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Reviewed 22 December 2015

The view on top is amazing. The climb might be steep for some but trust me it's totally worth it once your on top. Sit by the tea house and enjoy your coffee and make sure you check out the gardens below the walls.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Ahmet Ö
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Connected to the ancient city wall of Diyarbakir, we passed by the Goat Tower to see the city view. From there we could enjoy the view of Old Bridge Tigris River and the green pasture. The tower has a big space in the second level...More

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank 1973LYS
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Don't miss climbing to the top and going in the former Zoroastrian temple underground. It is remarkable.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Pam M
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Next to the Mardin Gate you can find the Keci Burcu (Goat Tower) and it is a must to climb the stairs.... you will get the best view on the walls to the south and to the west. Sit down for a while a enjoy...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed 17 September 2012

Go for the views both back to the city and out over the Tigris valley. Downstairs there is a large vaulted interior with tea stands, and what is apparently a former sun temple.

Date of experience: September 2012
Thank HalfyB
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