Turkey to restore world heritage site for visibility; Anadolu Agency

Turkey – Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape

Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape listed as a World Heritage Site in 2015

Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape’s magnificence will soon be visible to tourists.

The Diyarbakir Metropolitan Municipality has prepared a project to remove the visual pollution around the historical fortress and make it visible for tourists.
The project, approved by the Protection of Cultural Property Board, will provide landscape designing for a 71,000 square meters (around 764,000 square foot) area.
There will be 12 spots for visitors to take pictures of the walls, and the bastions. Paths for pedestrians and bikers will also be built.

UNESCO added the building to its tentative list in 2000, and it was listed as a World Heritage Site in 2015 along with the Hevsel Gardens.

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