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Cahit Sitki Taranci House Cultural Museum

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Beautiful museum

Another must see while in Diyarbakir! It's a hidden gem and absolutely beautiful museum and... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
State College, Pennsylvania

Lovely house and garden. Location is very near the Big Mosque and one more historic house. I think... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2015
Pam M
Sofia, Bulgaria
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15 Jul 2018
“Beautiful museum”
14 Oct 2015
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Cami Kebir Mah. Muze Sok. No:3 Surici, Sur, Diyarbakir, Turkey
+90 412 223 89 58
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Another must see while in Diyarbakir! It's a hidden gem and absolutely beautiful museum and atmosphere. There's a cafe in the middle of a lovely garden where you can sit and enjoy high priced drinks :)

Thank TravelG27
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Lovely house and garden. Location is very near the Big Mosque and one more historic house. I think it was the house of Ahmet Arif (not 100 % sure).

Thank Pam M
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

Cahit Sıtkı taranci was big şair and he places also like hım very big place good place anyone you should go too beautiful place...

Thank Mehmet Veysi G
Reviewed 17 July 2015

How fortuitous that this large family compound was not damaged over time and that people in Diyarbakir realized the opportunity it afforded them to present their story. It can be a little difficult to find (a few more signs would help) but it is worth...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The museum is dedicated to the leading Turkish poet, novelist and translator Cahit Taranci who was born in 1910 in Diyarbakir. The museum is in an old Diyarbakir home and is beautifully restored. The architecture is wonderful and uses the local black basalt stone. The...More

1  Thank Helena B
Reviewed 13 April 2014

The former home of a renowned local poet has been turned into a museum. Sadly the displays are all in Turkish but it is worth seeing for the lovely courtyard and interiors.

Thank Beenmostplaces
Reviewed 8 February 2013

A nice house representing the local Di,yarbakır architecture. But because of renovation , the indoor section is still closed. The garden section is open

Thank tourtoturkey
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Diyarbakir is going thorough a change this year. So it was closed the time we were there in Oct 2012. I guess all the renovations will be over in 2013 not earlier than Sept. But I have been to this place earlier. Only a rich...More

1  Thank Jardzy Z
Reviewed 23 March 2012

The muesum is dedicated to Cahit Sıtkı Taranci, a famous Turkish poet who was born and lived in this house, built in 1733. The house is in a modest street in the old city, with an exterior giving no hint at all of what you...More

2  Thank aguvenis
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