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'''Divrigi''' is a city in [[Central Anatolia]].
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[[Image:Divrigi_mansion.jpg|thumb|A mansion in Divrigi]]
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'''Divrigi''' is a town in northeastern part of [[Central Anatolia]], on the edge of [[Eastern Anatolia]].
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==Understand==
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Divrigi is an ancient town, which was once a Byzantine site. By the 12th and 13th centuries, it was the capital of Western branch of Turkic ''Mengücek Emirate'', and the remains of Great Mosque of 1229 and a citadel remain from the period.
  
 
==Get in==
 
==Get in==
 
===By air===
 
===By air===
Nearest airport is located in [[Sivas]], about 3-hour away by road.
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Nearest airport is located in [[Sivas]], about 180 km or 3 hours away by road.
  
 
===By bus===
 
===By bus===
* <listing name="Divrigi Nazar Seyahat" alt="" directions="main bus station of Istanbul" address="Esenler Otogar no:34" phone="+90 212 658 22 58 (Istanbul), +90 312 224 10 58 (Ankara)" email="" fax="" url="http://www.divrigim.com/divriginazar.asp" hours="" price="">Direct buses to Divrigi from [[Istanbul]] and [[Ankara]].</listing>
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* <listing name="Divrigi Nazar Seyahat" alt="" address="Esenler Otogar no:34" directions="main bus station of Istanbul" phone="+90 212 658 22 58 (Istanbul), +90 312 224 10 58 (Ankara)" url="http://www.divrigim.com/divriginazar.asp" hours="" price="" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Company providing direct buses to Divrigi from [[Istanbul]] and [[Ankara]].</listing>
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* '''Divriği Özlem Tur''' and '''Divriği Birlik''' provide minibuses from [[Sivas]] every hour.
  
 
===By train===
 
===By train===
Divrigi has a train station. Daily trains from [[Istanbul]]'s Haydarpaşa station (''Doğu Express'', departing 8:35AM and arriving at Divrigi 9:30AM next morning, 32.50 TL/seat, 26 TL/seat for students) and [[Ankara]] (''Doğu Express'', departing from Ankara 6:08PM, 20 TL/seat, 16 TL/seat for students; and ''Erzurum Express'', departing from Ankara 1:30PM and arriving at Divrigi 3:45AM, 22.50 TL/seat, 18 TL/seat for students) are available. For more info see Turkish State Railways webpage [http://www.tcdd.gov.tr/tcdding/index.htm].
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Divrigi has a train station. Daily trains from [[Istanbul]]'s Haydarpaşa station (''Doğu Express'', departing 8:35AM and arriving at Divrigi 9:30AM next morning, 32.50 TL/seat, 26 TL/seat for students) and [[Ankara]] (''Doğu Express'', departing from Ankara 6:08PM, 20 TL/seat, 16 TL/seat for students; and ''Erzurum Express'', departing from Ankara 1:30PM and arriving at Divrigi 3:45AM, 22.50 TL/seat, 18 TL/seat for students) are available. Sleeper cars are available at ''Doğu Express''. For more info, see Turkish State Railways webpage [http://www.tcdd.gov.tr/tcdding/index.htm].
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
* '''Great Mosque''' (''Ulu Cami'') and adjoining '''medieval hospital''' (''Darüşşifa'') are outstanding examples of ''Seljuk'' architecture and are both in the [[UNESCO World Heritage List]] [http://whc.unesco.org/pg.cfm?cid=31&id_site=358] since 1985.
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[[Image:Divrigi_great_mosque.jpg|thumb|350px|Portal of Great Mosque]]
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* '''Great Mosque''' (''Ulu Cami'') and adjoining '''medieval hospital''' (''Darüşşifa'') are outstanding examples of ''Seljuk'' architecture and are both in the [[UNESCO World Heritage List]] since 1985 [http://whc.unesco.org/pg.cfm?cid=31&id_site=358]. The Baroque style portal of this magnificent mosque is a real masterpiece of stonework.
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
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==Sleep==
 
==Sleep==
* <sleep name="Divrigi Belediyesi Oteli" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+90 346 418 18 25" email="" fax="" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="">Hotel run by the town council. Clean rooms.</sleep>
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* <sleep name="Divrigi Belediyesi Oteli" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="+90 346 418 18 25" url="" checkin="" checkout="" price="20 TL" lat="" long="" email="" fax="">Hotel run by the town council. Clean rooms with en-suite bathrooms and balcony. No breakfast served.</sleep>
  
 
==Contact==
 
==Contact==
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
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It's possible to move on further east to [[Erzincan]], [[Erzurum]], and [[Kars]] by daily trains.
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[[WikiPedia:Divriği]]
 
[[WikiPedia:Divriği]]

Latest revision as of 20:38, 21 October 2012

A mansion in Divrigi

Divrigi is a town in northeastern part of Central Anatolia, on the edge of Eastern Anatolia.

Understand[edit]

Divrigi is an ancient town, which was once a Byzantine site. By the 12th and 13th centuries, it was the capital of Western branch of Turkic Mengücek Emirate, and the remains of Great Mosque of 1229 and a citadel remain from the period.

Get in[edit]

By air[edit]

Nearest airport is located in Sivas, about 180 km or 3 hours away by road.

By bus[edit]

  • Divrigi Nazar Seyahat, Esenler Otogar no:34 (main bus station of Istanbul), +90 212 658 22 58 (Istanbul), +90 312 224 10 58 (Ankara), [1]. Company providing direct buses to Divrigi from Istanbul and Ankara.  edit
  • Divriği Özlem Tur and Divriği Birlik provide minibuses from Sivas every hour.

By train[edit]

Divrigi has a train station. Daily trains from Istanbul's Haydarpaşa station (Doğu Express, departing 8:35AM and arriving at Divrigi 9:30AM next morning, 32.50 TL/seat, 26 TL/seat for students) and Ankara (Doğu Express, departing from Ankara 6:08PM, 20 TL/seat, 16 TL/seat for students; and Erzurum Express, departing from Ankara 1:30PM and arriving at Divrigi 3:45AM, 22.50 TL/seat, 18 TL/seat for students) are available. Sleeper cars are available at Doğu Express. For more info, see Turkish State Railways webpage [2].

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Portal of Great Mosque
  • Great Mosque (Ulu Cami) and adjoining medieval hospital (Darüşşifa) are outstanding examples of Seljuk architecture and are both in the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1985 [3]. The Baroque style portal of this magnificent mosque is a real masterpiece of stonework.

Do[edit][add listing]

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Divrigi Belediyesi Oteli, +90 346 418 18 25. Hotel run by the town council. Clean rooms with en-suite bathrooms and balcony. No breakfast served. 20 TL.  edit

Contact[edit]

The telephone code of the town is (+90) 346.

Get out[edit]

It's possible to move on further east to Erzincan, Erzurum, and Kars by daily trains.


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