Difference between revisions of "Divrigi"
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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.
Nearest airport is located in Sivas, about 180 km or 3 hours away by road.
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 .
The telephone code of the town is (+90) 346.