Sirnak Province History and Touristic Places

Seyahat Rehberi

Seyahat Rehberi

4/1 of the boundaries are located in the Eastern Anatolia Region, and 4/3 are located in the Southeast Anatolia Region. Siirt in the north, Mardin in the west, Van in the north, Hakkari in the east, Iraq in the south and the Syrian States are neighbors. Provinces; Beytüssebap, Cizre, Idil, Güçlükonak, Silopi and Uludere. There are a total of 221 settlement units including 6 districts, 137 villages and 64 hamlets connected to our province.

The distance of our districts to our province is as follows: Area: 6904 Km Altitude: 1400 M. Cizre: 46 Km. Silopi: 75 Km. Idil: 75 Km. Uludere: 50 Km. Beytüşşebap: 111 Km. Difficulty: 83 Km. HISTORY: According to the book “Travelname” written in the 17th century by Katip Celebin, the history of Şırnak province, which has a very old past, the Noah flood stands before the time of the flood. According to this custom, it is reported that the ship of Noah is located on the top of the Cudi mountain, which lies within the boundaries of our province, and whose height is 2089 meters. There are 45 people in Km square in our city. Most of the population is Kurdish population. There are a few Syriac populations in Idil county. Due to climate conditions and mountainous terrain, residential units are very scattered and extremely unfavorable. Because of the frequent terrorist incidents, local people had to leave small settlement units. Our livelihoods are mining, border trade, small trades, and partly livestock.

Sirnak tourism
Sirnak province has a rich history, cultural resources and natural values ​​and attracts significant attractions in terms of tourism.

The development in the tourism sector is not sufficient and tourism and recreation facilities have not developed at the desired level in terms of quality and quantity. Historical monuments, natural beauties and other places worth seeing as a tourist can not be evaluated as necessary due to lack of sufficient infrastructure and lack of tourist investments. At the beginning of the tourism centers of the province of Noah, The Cudi Mountain, believed to be the ship of Noah’s Ark, comes. On the Cudi Mountain there are large nails and wooden remains called mıt belonging to Hz.Nuh (A.S.) In gem. This event is confirmed in the Qur’an. The bridge from the gutters in the Kasrik province, a stone-carved irrigation canal, a horse-ridden man picture, Besta Mary’s Hot Springs, Hz. Nuh Turbesi, Mem-u Zin Tomb, Kırmızı Madrasa, İsmail Ebul-İz Museum and Birca Belek Castle; Phoenik Castle in the district of Güçlükonak and the famous Hista Hot Springs and Firheşin Plateau and many churches from the Central Mosque and Syriacs in İdil Province. There are two tourism certified facilities in provincial center and affiliated districts. As a result of evaluating the socio-economic structure of the province of Sirnak, it can be said that provincial tourism incomes can reach significant dimensions as a result of the tourism sector having an important potential and being evaluated in a good potential in the future prospects for development.

Müzeler and Ruins

Ismail Ebul-iz Al Al-Jezeri Museum is located in the town of Cizre, where great physicist and 60 machine-bearer archaeologists and archaeologists belonging to the Babylonian, Assyrian, Med, Guti, Seljuk, Ottoman, Greek, Arabic, Umayyad and Abbasi periods were found.

Finik Ruins

Situated in a mountainous region, the city has many cave houses carved out of palaces, dungeons, cisterns and white limestone. In the north of Finik Kalesin, Borzana Sitiya “with a female relief carved into the rock. There is a woman and a male relief standing side by side in the north-east of the house.

Shah Ruins

The Shah Ruins in the village of Caglayan in the north of Cizre are located at the most pointed point of the Cudi mountain. The north, east and west of the settlement are completely mountainous. There are the ruins of the castle of Duchess, Çeko, Hirrabe, Kayzer and Horde in mountainous areas.

Babylon Ruins

Surrounding the Babylon Ruins Site, located in the village of Kebeli on the border of Syria on the 20th century south of Cizre, is surrounded by rectangular walls around the walls. There are about 30 bastions in these walls forming the outer fortress. The inner fortress is in the form of circle. The walls are made of uncalvaged basalt rocks and constructions are made of white limestone .

Kasrik Ruins Place

The Kasrik Ruins on the 30th km of the Sirnak-Cizre highway were referred to as “Sazirka” during the Guti era. There are historical water dwellings, sculptures and urban remains in the settlement located in the Bosphorus. This region of Cizre and Finik Bey They are known to use.

Bazebde Ruins

Located 2 km east of Cizre on the banks of the Dicle River, Bezebde Ören Yeri.zamanla remained in the Syrian territory due to the change of the Ticle River. There are city remains and a famous bridge belonging to the first ages.

Cizre Castle

Cizre Walls and Cizre Castle were built by the Guti Empire in 4000 BC. It was built as 360 rooms and 3 floors.

Cizre Ulucami

In 639, the church was turned into a church. In the year of 1830, repairs were taken. Major resurrection was taken by Emir Ali Sencer, the son of Cizre Emissary Baz Shah, and the minaret was made in four corners in 1156. Cizre Ulucami knockers physicist and artistic man Ismail Ebul-iz El Cezeri .

Cizre Mir Abdal Mosque

It was built by the Cizre Beyi Emir Abdullah (Abdal) Ibn Abdullah Ibn Seyfeddin Boti in 1437. The top is the kubbelidir.Cizre is on the walls. It is made of azimuth black stone. The type of Mem-u Zin is on the lower part of this mosque.

Cizre Noah Prophet Mosque

Noah Prophet (A.S.), who has been the father of humanity since the flood incident, lies in this mosque, which is called with the name of himself. The nuh prophet’s tomb is in the lower basement.

Cizre Kırmızı Madrasa

It was built by II.Han Seref Bey in the period of Cizre Beylik. It was built in the century. There is a courtyard inside the courtyard and there are cafeterias, dining halls and teacher houses in the east and west of the east. Mihrabı is made of white stones and is measured at 2.82×3.78. It is made of red bricks Is called the Red Madrasah.

Yasef Bridge (Cizre Bridge)

It was repaired for the second time in 1164 by Cemaleddin Isfahani, the lieutenant of Zengi State. In a neighborhood of Cizre at that time. There are 12 planetary reliefs on 12 bastards. The names Ashabikehf (Uyuyanyatırlar) are written on the bridge. They are adorned with human and animal figures.

Mehmet Aga Kasrı

Cizre is located on the Bayırağa Street in Dağkapi Mahallesi. The part is made of black basalt stone and the other part is made of white limestone stone. It was built by Hamidiye Major Fettah Ağa.

Mount Cudi

The works of many travelers, historians and commentators are written on the Cudi mountain of Noah’s Ark. The tomb of Nuh is found in Cizre. Şırnak is sometimes referred to as Şehr-i Noah and the Cizre walls are in the form of ships.

Our great book also tells us that the 44th verse of the Qur’anic Hud clearly stands on the Mount Cudi of the Tufan-Noah Gemini.

Yayla Tourist

The Farasin plateau located in Beytüssebap district is a worth seeing place.

Mountain and Nature Walk

Cudi Mountain, Şahköy Çağlayan, Herekol Mountain, mountains and nature hiking areas are suitable.

River Tourist


The Dicle River, fed by Kızılsu, Habur and Hezil teas, which is the most important stream of the province, is suitable for river tourism.

Sportive Fishing

Sportive angling is carried out at Kızılsu Çayı.

Plant Review

Despite being one of the important regions in terms of the Cudi mountain, there is not enough research done yet.

Wild life

The mountainous parts of the province’s forests form shelters suitable for wild animals. Many common wild animals are foxes, rabbits, snails, partridges, ducks, geese, pike and quail.

Handicrafts Gifts

The weaving, carpet and rug weaving are at the beginning of the handicrafts on the top. The woven socks, leggings, generations are made with nomadic knitting patterns.

Local Events

Nevruz Feast March 21

Culture-Spring Feast at the Beginning of June

Provincial Ceremony May 18

Lamb Cuttle Bayram Beytüssebap District July

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