• Built in the 19th century Mardin Architecture, this building was built as an extension of the house of the Mardinite Armenian Merchant Salleme Family. It was built as a warehouse passage where the products were stored and loaded to camels. Later, the Dabbakoglu Family, which was engaged in leatherworking, bought the building, and the use of traditional production and commercial warehouses such as dabbaklik (leather processing) and shoemaking continued until the 1940s. The building, which was also used as a military cafeteria for a period, was converted into a residence after 1970. In 2020, it was restored as an art gallery.

  • Iskender Atamyan Mansion, which was used as a headquarters by the Germans who allied with the Ottoman Empire in the First World War, has a structure similar to the Mardin mansions and dates back to the 19th century. There are many photographs of the mansion. What makes the mansion important is that it was used as a headquarters by the Germans in 1917 during the First World War and it was also used as a garrison, residence and headquarters by Mustafa Kemal Pasa.

  • It is one of the important examples of traditional Mardin architectural mansions in Gül neighbourhood, just below Mardin Castle, overlooking the Mesopotamian plain.The history of the building is not known exactly since there is no inscription and date.However, based on the architectural features of the building, it is estimated that the first two floors were built in the 19th century and the last floor was built in the 1940s or 1950s.Camel feeders are found in the courtyard and stable section on the ground floor of the building.The mansion was one of the stopping points and trade centres of camel caravans in its period. It changed hands over time between many Mardinite families.It was used as a living space as well as a trade centre. Restoration works have been ongoing since 2019.It will be opened for the first time as the venue of the Mardin Biennial.

  • The building housing the Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum and Dilek Sabanci Art Gallery was constructed during the reign of Sultan Abdulhamid II (1876-1909) in 1889 by Diyarbakir Governor Haci Hasan Pasha. It served as a Cavalry Barracks for many years. The architect of the building is Sarkis Elyas Lole.

  • The mansion on the upper part of the Revakli Çarsi (Arcaded Shopping Centre) also known as Sipahiler/Tellallar Çarsisi (Cavalrymen or Criers’ Shopping Centre) serves as a coffee house for the carpenters based in the area.

  • A traditional Mardin mansion from the 19th century, the building was used as an office by the Germans who arrived in the region for the construction of the Baghdad railway in 1910. Its east-facing facade was altered as a result of the expansion of the 1st Street to accommodate vehicular traffic. The cloister attached to the structure, which was formerly used for conducting miscellaneous activities such as soccer ball workshops, silver filigree workshops, warehousing and sale of local products etc., was transformed into an art gallery in 2022.

  • The mansion, which belonged to the Cinnenciyan family who traded silk fabrics worldwide, has recently been hosting the Mardin Biennial as Dabbakoglu House. The venue is located in Cumhuriyet Square on Culture Street.

  • The building, which is one of the symbolic buildings of Mardin and was used as a municipality and government office for a while, is hosting the Mardin Biennial for the first time. In terms of location, it is located opposite Sakip Sabanci Mardin City Museum.