Malabadi Bridge

Malabadi Bridge

Malabadi Bridge is an arch bridge spanning the Batman River near the town of Silvan in Diyarbakır Province, Turkey. Construction began in the 1147 AD during the Artuqid period, and appears to have been completed 1155 AD. It was commissioned by Temür-Tash of Mardin (A Turkmen ruler of Mardin).

Site Information

Country: Turkey

District: Diyarbakır Province

Category: Ancient Water Structures

Site History: 12th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: The Malabadi Bridge

Date of Submission: 2016

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