Mardin is a city in southeastern Turkey. The capital of Mardin Province, it is known for the Artuqid architecture of its old city, and for its strategic location on a rocky hill near the Tigris River that rises steeply over the flat plains.
The Şakirin Mosque is thought to be the first Mosque in Turkey to be designed by women and it’s beautiful. The Mosque which is situated in Istanbul combines a contemporary and modern design whilst paying homage to traditional Ottoman design.
Traditional Ottoman Wooden House on the Asian side in Istanbul. It is in Moda, Kadikoy a neighbourhood which has very few of these old homes still standing. This house has been restored in the past couple of years.