Extended Turkey Guide

Villages of Istanbul

Waterfalls in Istanbul

Antalya Turkey Hotels

Sivas Guide: Map, History, Photos

TURKEY September 19, 2016
1,607 views

sivas-gokdere

Turkish Rule on Sivas occured after the Malazgirt Battle in 1071. Sivas Ulu Mosque which is located in the city center and built in between 1196 and 1197 come first as a historical heritage in Sivas Turkey. This structure is in size of 58 meters to 35 meters and it was built in Seljuk period. Its brick minaret is oblique. Double Minaret Madrasah is located in Seljuk Park in the city center. It was built in between 1271 and 1272. Two minarets rise over its portal decorated with magnificent stone works. All its sections except front façade were demolished in 1882. The other madrasah built in between 1271 and 1272 which is another example of magnificent Seljuk stone work is Gök Madrasah located in the east os Sivas Castle. Two minarets rise over its portal. Tiles decorating these minarets but only a few of them reached today gave the madrasah its name.

Sivas Map

Sivas Map

Another important building in Sivas is the Divriği Great Mosque and Hospital. The mosque was built by Mengucek rules Ahmed Shah, and the hospital was by his wife Turan Melik. The complex consisting of a mosque, a hospital and a mausoleum was completed in 1229. This structure has been accepted and preserved  as a World Cultural Heritage with its magnificent portals.

Where You Should See in Sivas Turkey

The important monuments of the city are the Grand ( Ulu) Mosque, Şifaiye Madrasa, Buruciye Madrasa, Double Minaret Madrasa, Gök Madrasa, Oivdiği Grand (Ulu) Mosque and Health Centre, the Tomb of Abdulvahap Gazi, Sheikh Hasan Bey Vault, the Tomb of Ahi Emir Ahmed, Yıldız Bridge, Eğri Birdge, Behram asha Han, Kurşunlu Baths, Taşhan, Ziyabey Library, the Government Mansion, Jendarmerie buildingi the Atatürk Congress and Etnography Museum, and the Inönü Museum.

kangal-dog

Sivas Turkey Knwon For: The city famous for its Kangal Dogs around to world.

Comments

No comment

This blog is kept spam free by WP-SpamFree.

Related Posts
Trabzon Turkey Travel Guide

Trabzon Turkey Travel Guide

May 11, 2017
1,616 views
Antalya Turkey Travel Guide

Antalya Turkey Travel Guide

May 9, 2017
802 views
Bolu Turkey Travel Guide

Bolu Turkey Travel Guide

May 3, 2017
1,222 views
Cappadocia: Giant Festival Cappadox

Cappadocia: Giant Festival Cappadox

April 24, 2017
588 views
Black Sea Guide: Turkey’s Pearl

Black Sea Guide: Turkey’s Pearl

April 23, 2017
795 views
Artvin Turkey Guide: Green Paradise

Artvin Turkey Guide: Green Paradise

April 19, 2017
1,447 views
Rize Turkey Travel Guide

Rize Turkey Travel Guide

April 17, 2017
1,723 views
Top 5 Universities in Turkey

Top 5 Universities in Turkey

April 6, 2017
1,301 views
Ways to Rent Cheap Car Hire

Ways to Rent Cheap Car Hire

January 13, 2017
471 views
In Which Country, To whom, How Much Tips?

In Which Country, To whom, How Much Tips?

January 12, 2017
533 views
Other Posts!
Valide Sultan Mosque

Valide Sultan Mosque

July 11, 2016
1,308 views
Why You Should See Iznik Turkey

Why You Should See Iznik Turkey

August 24, 2016
1,009 views
Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque

Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Mosque

July 21, 2016
977 views
Mysterious City Siirt

Mysterious City Siirt

September 15, 2016
706 views
Turkey Airlines

Turkey Airlines

July 10, 2017
631 views
The Underground City and Aşıklı Höyük

The Underground City and Aşıklı Höyük

October 16, 2016
786 views
Top 5 Amazing Turkish Baths

Top 5 Amazing Turkish Baths

October 18, 2016
668 views
Gaziantep: Magical Ancient City Zeugma

Gaziantep: Magical Ancient City Zeugma

February 13, 2017
549 views
Top 10 Handsome Turkish Men

Top 10 Handsome Turkish Men

September 24, 2016
7,901 views
Top 10 Turkish Cuisine Recipe

Top 10 Turkish Cuisine Recipe

October 15, 2016
607 views