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Sivas is located in Central Anatolia and is one of the oldest cities in Anatolia. The 28,619 km2 city has a population of 618,000. The first inhabitants came between 8000 and 5500 BC. Hetiths, Persians, Macedonians and Romans lived in Sivas, and in the end the city came under the rule of the Seljuk’s with the battle of Malazgirt. Since Sivas was on the Silk Road and the Persian Royal Road, the city was a trading post. After the city came under the rule of the Turks, the Mongols ruled first, then the Ilkhan and last but not least the Ottomans. You can compare flight prices through martiGO and book the best Geneva Sivas flight offers that are suitable for you.
The city has many remains from the Seljuk era. There is some guesswork as to where the city's name came from. Some say that the Ponotosian king's wife wanted to make a gesture for the Roman king Sebaste. Another tradition says that the name was due to the huge plane trees in the middle of the city, which were planted over a water source and had the name Sipas, which translated means three eyes. In the east of Siva there are some areas with many lakes. The city was built during the Turkish Wars of Liberation. The city's sources of income are mainly from agriculture and trade. Besides, Sivas is also very famous for the Kangal dog. The city's culture and history are also reasons to buy a Geneva Sivas plane ticket.
From the airport to the city centre
Sivas Nuri Demirdag Airport is 23 km from the city centre. The airport was built in 1957 and has closed a couple of times. While the airport was closed, it was refurbished and has been back in operation since 2010. It has a capacity for 3 million people and to get to the city centre you can either take the private bus or public transport, the bus. To get to the city centre faster, you should prefer the taxis that can be found right at the airport. Most of the sights are within walking distance, but renting a car is an advantage if you want to go to other districts. You can rent your rental car either directly at the airport or online before your Geneva Sivas (all airports) trip.
Sights in Sivas
If you want to plan an inexpensive trip, check out our cheap Geneva Sivas plane ticket deals. Early reservation and accommodation prices are also affordable. When everything is planned, you can look forward to the historic and impressive streets. Most of the buildings date from the Seljuk era, which you will be impressed by.
Sivas Ataturk Congress Museum
Independence during the Turkish War of Liberation was decided in this building between September 4th and 11th. The building in which the first Turkish party congress took place is worth seeing. The building was a high school for a while, was later converted into a museum, and is still a very popular tourist destination today.
The villa was built in 1884 and has survived many fires. In 2005 the villa was renovated. In order to secure the best flight offers to Geneva Sivas, we recommend that you reserve your tickets in advance.
Madrasah with two minarets
The madrasah was built in the city centre in 1271. The ornaments and reliefs fascinate all tourists. The two minarets have become the symbol of the city and there are many souvenir shops in the area.
Sivas Ulu Mosque
The mosque, which was built 1196-1197, is known as the mosque with the crooked minarets. Don't forget to visit one of the oldest mosques in Anatolia!
Sivas Archaeological Museum
The museum was a school for a very long time and is now a four-part museum. In this museum you can see small finds, stone works, coins and glass works from the past.
The madrasah, built in 1271, was one of the most important works of the Seljuks. It is impossible not to be fascinated by the two minarets and the wonderful ornaments. History buffs should definitely visit it on your Geneva Sivas flight.
The madrasah in the city centre was built in 1271. At that time the madrasah was the largest and now the oldest medical school and hospital. It is located opposite the madrasah with the two minarets.
The castle is located right on the Calti Cayi tributary and has played a major role in border surveillance in the past. The castle was the border sign of the Byzantine Empire and Iran in the past.
The mosque, built between 1228 and 1229, was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1985. Today we know that Evliya Celebi, an Ottoman writer, praised this mosque very much. With its architecture and decorations, the mosque is one of the most popular tourist destinations.
The village of Koyunkaya is 12 km from the district town of Imranli. Despite this distance, you will have an unforgettable time in this place with the beautiful flowers, streams and other bodies of water. Don't miss the opportunity to visit this place on your Geneva Sivas flight!
This alpine pasture is one of the most popular places for tourists and residents. If you're planning your summer trip, you're in luck, because you will not want to leave the place, which is surrounded by conifer forests. Celebrations are organized here, especially in summer.
There is a legend about the origin of this lake. This legend says that once a thirsty man knocked on all the doors of the town to ask for a glass of water, but no one opened the door and wanted to help him. The man cursed the residents, wished that the place would be flooded, and so the lake would be created. Cumhuriyet University hosts a water sports festival every June that is definitely not to be missed.
The waterfall that is in Gemerek is delightful. You can discover caves and have a picnic in the middle of nature.
Kangal Balikli Hot Spring
Do you want to be in water with doctor fish? Then don't miss out on the Geneva Sivas flight ticket offers! The thermal spring with the healing water and medical fish await you. The thermal spring heals skin diseases such as psoriasis and rheumatism. If you want to continue your medicine journey, you can also visit Sicak Cermik, 31 km from the city centre, and Soguk Cermik, 17 km from the city centre.
Good news to fishermen! You can fish a wide variety of fish in this lake, which is important for the place and also known in Sivas under the name Kochisar Lake.
Yildiz Mountain Ski Area
After the construction of the ski area on Yildiz Mountain, the number of tourists in the city increased. If you want to visit Sivas in winter, you can benefit from the cheapest Geneva Sivas flight tickets. The ski area, which is located in the north of the state, plays an important role in winter tourism.
What do you eat in Sivas?
After the many excursions, you will look forward to Siva's delicacies. The most famous meal, which can also be found almost everywhere, is the Sivas Köfte (meatball), which you should eat with the pide bread. Don't forget to try the Sivas Kebap with fresh aubergine. If you are a vegetable lover, you should definitely eat madimak, which is similar to spinach. You definitely have to try Hingel, a type of tortellini filled with cheese, potatoes or meat. The filled meatball, Icli Köfte, is prepared Siva's way. If you want to eat something unique, you should try the divrigi rice, which is prepared with lamb, chickpeas and currants. The pickled beets are a side dish with every meal. You know sun-dried tomatoes and aubergines, but have you heard of dried cucumbers? The dried cucumbers are prepared with a filling and are unique. The Sivas Kete, a bread roll with lots of butter, is often served with tea. Even just to get to know these delicacies, it is worth buying a Geneva Sivas plane ticket!
Culture and Entertainment in Sivas
Sivas is the hometown of the most famous Turkish singer and poet Asik Veysel. The handmade carpets, socks, combs, pocket knives and jewels made of bronze and silver are famous in this city. If you want to buy gifts for your family and friends, then you can go for one of these handmade items. The busiest place in the city is Ataturk Street. Here you can shop, eat and take a short break during your trip. In some places you can enjoy the live music or take part in Asik conversations. You have many shopping opportunities, such as the surroundings of the Sifaiye madrasah, the jewel market and the Pasa mosque. Your loved ones at home can find a souvenir here and take it with you from your Geneva Sivas flight. You will have a wonderful time in Sivas as you have many opportunities for walking, fishing and rafting in Kelkit Cayi. If you like diving you can have this experience in Sivas too. With its ski areas and climbing opportunities, Sivas is one of the best travel destinations for nature and culture lovers.
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