A city in the heart of the sun...
Diyarbakır is a beautiful city with a history of civilization that reaches back to ancient Mesopotamia. Its cultural, historic, and spiritual richness make it a beacon both of the region and the world.
As the most ancient city in the Anatolia and Upper Mesopotamia regions, Diyarbakır is a special place that offers a window into the past, the present and the future. Bearing the traces of 33 civilizations that include the Assyrians, Urartians, Medes, Persians, Romans, Byzantines, Marwanids, Seljuks, Artukids, Ayyubid, Akkoyunlu and Ottomans, Diyarbakır is waiting to be discovered.
In Diyarbakır, where each successive civilization has built upon the past, the formation and development of humanity’s most important steps have taken place.