Eastern Southern region has also a great historical background due to the closeness to Silk Road. This connection to Silk Road makes Southern Eastern peninsula a great region.
Sauras Castle was one of the important castles of Silk Road. Romans built it in 2nd century BC. It was built on the hill in order to keep the region safety and to control the Silk Road.
Mardin province and this part of the peninsula offer us many valuable connection to Mesopotamia and Silk Road.