Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı Museum
Diyarbakır's most impressive mosque is the Ulu Cami, built in 1091 by a Seljuk sultan. Incorporating elements from an earlier Byzantine...
Persian in style, the Safa Camii has a highly decorated minaret with blue tiles incorporated in its design.
The Dengbêj Evi (House of Dengbêj) showcases the Kurdish tradition of Dengbêj, storytelling by song. Kurdish elders gather together in...
Hasan Paşa Hanı
Opposite the Ulu Cami, this restored 16th-century caravanserai is occupied by carpet shops and jewellers, and is perfect for a leisurely...
More expensive than the kahvaltı spots along Kıbrıs Caddesi, but worth it for the glorious ambience of the restored Hasan Paşa Hanı....
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Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı Museum information
The poet Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı (1910–56) was born in this two-storey black basalt house built in 1820 in a side street about 50m north of the Ulu Cami. It now houses the Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı Museum exhibiting the poet's personal effects and furnishings.