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restaurants February 16th, 2014 by

Sweet Treats at the Ozsut Café

One of the most popular cafés in Diyarbakir is the Turkish chain brand Ozsut Café which is so popular here that they’ve opened up four cafés in the city.  In fact, the Ozsut Cafés have become so popular, it is often difficult to find a place to sit down and enjoy your coffee.  Tastefully decorated, […]

Liluz Hotel

Formerly the Demir Hotel (read the review here), the newly renovated Liluz Hotel is a 4 star hotel in Diyarbakir centrally located near all the major tourist attractions and historical sites.  It is a clean hotel and pr[...]

The Madi Hotel in Diyarbakir

Located conveniently close to the most sought after tourist attractions of Diyarbakir, including the Walls of Diyarbakir, Artuklu Palace and the Ataturk Muzesi, the stylish Madi Hotel at İnönü Caddesi No.1, in the cit[...]

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The Walls of Diyarbakir Nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Recently the Walls of Diyarbakir and the Citadel were nominated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This nomination has now placed the Walls of Diyarbakir and Hevsel Gardens on the tentative list at UNESCO. It has not ye[...]

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Holiday Inn Diyarbakir to open 2015

News on the hotel front for Diyarbakir: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced in a press release on September 6, 2013 that it would open a new hotel, it’s first in Diyarbakir: a Holiday Inn to include a Cit[...]

Babil Shopping Mall Diyarbakir

In my previous post on beautiful photos of Diyarbakir, I introduced my readers to a photographer whom I didn’t identify at the time of posting that article because he was just setting up his website on photography.[...]

Diyarbakir in Photographs

One of my friends, Serhat, is a photographer and gave me some wonderful photos of Diyarbakir. He had once traveled to Diyarbakir and taken a lot of photos while in the city. His photographs of Diyarbakir show the city in[...]

Diyarbakir Human Rights Museum

This year, in September, there will be something else for tourists to see in Diyarbakir, but this place will  represent a rather tragic aspect of Diyarbakir’s history. The Diyarbakir Prison is being turned into a [...]

Diyarbakir Book Fair

I liked this article I read on a new book fair in Diyarbakir which is taking place for the first time in this city. This comes from the Palestine Note website. Hopefully, this will become an annual event for the citizens[...]