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The second largest city in Anatolia, Diyarbakir is the cultural center of the region, boasting mosques, museums, and rich cuisine.

Diyarbakir is one of the largest cities in southeastern Turkey. Situated on the banks of the Tigris River, it is the administrative capital of the Diyarbakir Province and the second largest city in Turkey's southeastern Anatolia region. Diyarbakir is surrounded by an almost intact, dramatic set of high walls of black basalt forming a 5.5km circle around the old city. There are four gates into the old city and 82 watch-towers on the walls. Diyarbakir boasts numerous medieval mosques, and other landmarks, including the Grand Mosque, Iskender Pasa Mosque, Hazreti Suleyman Mosque, St. Giragos Armenian Church, and the Goat Tower.
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