Fly to Sivas at the Best Prices
Established among three valleys, Sivas includes the cultures of the Central Anatolia, Eastern Anatolia, and the Black Sea. Numerous resources agree that the name Sivas is derived from its Roman era name Sebastia. In the Sivas Congress, which had an important role in our War of Independence, it was resolved as follows: “The country is a whole within the national borders; it cannot be divided.” The main sights of Sivas, which has a deep-rooted history, are as follows: Twin Minaret Madrasa, Buruciye (Sifaiye) Madrasa, Sivas Congress Museum, Sky Madrasa, Great Mosque, Kangal Balikli Spa, Gurun Gokpinar Lake, Gurun Sugul Valley, Gemerek Sizir Waterfalls, Zara Todurge Lake, Hafik Lake, Sivas Curved Bridge, and Pasabahce Picnic Site. Legendary local tastes of Sivas are kesme asi, baviko, kelle dessert, sirok (gomme), dried salad, lentil bad, pezik pickle, peskutan soup, Sivas flaky pastry, hingel, subura, Sivas kete, stuffed meatball, Divrigi rice, Sivas kebab, Sivas meatball, and knotweed.
It is possible to arrive in Sivas that includes such a rich and deep-rooted culture at very affordable ticket prices. AnadoluJet provides the city with flight ticket service at very affordable prices through its campaigns. Sivas - Istanbul flight takes 1 hour and 35 minutes approximately. There are flights to the city from almost any city of Turkey. If you too are planning to visit Sivas in these months, we can say it is time to book an affordable ticket.
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General Information on Sivas
Located at the intersection point of the Central Anatolia, Eastern Anatolia, and Eastern Black Sea regions, Sivas is the second largest city after Konya in terms of the surface area. The history of this city where a decision important for the history of the Turkish republic was taken, in addition to being a host to numerous civilizations, goes back to the Neolithic Age. Once an important stop on the Silk Road in Anatolia, this position of Sivas reveals itself in its cultural diversity.
The memory of Poet Veysel, undoubtedly one of the biggest values of Sivas that is famous for the world-renowned Kangal dog and the Republic University, which is one of Turkey’s deepest-rooted educational institutes, is still honored in this city to the core. Sivas, which has numerous historical buildings, Divrigi Grand Mosque included in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List in particular, awaits its visitors with its architectural texture, spas, caves, Turkish baths, unique nature, and local tastes.
How to go to the City Center from Sivas Nuri Demirag Airport?
Providing service since 1957, Sivas Nuri Demirag Airport is 23 km to the city center. Built far from the city center and at a high altitude, this airport is eye-catching for its modern architecture. There are numerous options of transfer to the city center from Sivas Nuri Demirag Airport that has service areas such as restaurants, cafés, health units, etc.
You can use the taxi option for an easy and fast transfer from Sivas Nuri Demirag Airport to the city center. You can go to the city center in 40 minutes on average by taxi you can find any time of the day easily in front of the exit gates of the domestic flights and international flights terminals.
Another option for transfer from Sivas Nuri Demirag Airport to the city center is Havas shuttle buses. You can go to Sivas city center by riding Havas shuttle bus or ride the other shuttle buses going to Tokat.
You can also use the municipality buses to have transportation from the airport. The municipality buses that serve separately for each flight follow the airport-city center-bus terminal route.
You can go to the city center through a private travel by benefiting from the options of renting a car meeting your needs from the car rental offices available in Sivas Nuri Demirag Airport.
You can ensure that your car is prepared in advance by booking one online before arriving at Sivas Nuri Demirag Airport where you can find the offices of numerous car rental firms.
What to eat in Sivas?
Although Sivas does not always stand out with its foods, numerous meals and desserts that have unforgettable tastes enable the visitors to go back to the cities where they live happy. Knotweed that grows in Sivas and cooked like spinach is so delicious that it gives its name to folk songs. If you meet the knotweed soup in a restaurant, make sure you taste it.
If you do not like meatball and meat dishes in general, Sivas meatball may change your opinion on such meals totally. The meatball prepared by blending the meat obtained from the animals grazing in the most fertile pastures of the city with a little spice tastes rather different from the meatballs you have eaten so far. Served together with fresh pita bread, Sivas meatball may become the reason of your next visit to Sivas.
When it comes to rice with meat, it is necessary to give a separate place to Divrigi Rice special to Sivas. This rice, which is blended with meat cubes added to the mixture of chickpea, onion, currant, and butter as a difference from the classical rice with meat, is one of the extremely pleasant Sivas meals despite its difficult making.
If you want that your stomach is also happy throughout your Sivas visit, do not miss the tastes like ayran soup, cilbir, hingel, Sivas kebab, mirik meatball, and kelle dessert.
Where to stay in Sivas?
There are numerous accommodation options in Sivas city center as well as the districts and spa areas you will visit. If you want to stay in the city center and get to know the city with day-trips, you can prefer the hotels in the city center. If you plan to visit the spas mentioned in the natural beauties, you can utilize the hotels and boarding houses in these areas, or stay in the teacher’s lodge if you want.
If you want to visit the districts of Sivas in detail, you can utilize the hotels that give service in Divrigi district. The hotels that come to the fore with their general facilities and the ease of getting to the historical centers may be a good opportunity for you to get to know Sivas better. The locations of the hotels that appeal to different budgets and conditions will vary by the purpose of your visit to Sivas and which parts of Sivas you want to see.
If you want to be in touch with nature during your travel, you can get support from the Republic University Nature Sports Club and the other nature sports clubs for camping sites and examine Kardesler Memorial Forest that has become a camping site recently. If your expectations with regard to camping are not met, you can go to the hotels in the city center quickly thanks to closeness of this forest to the city center.