Facts and Data
Unesco World heritage since: 1985
Size of heritage: 2,016 ha
This region of Anatolia was conquered by the Turks at the beginning of the 11th century. In 1228–29 Emir Ahmet Shah founded a mosque, with its adjoining hospital, at Divrigi. The mosque has a single prayer room and is crowned by two cupolas. The highly sophisticated technique of vault construction, and a creative, exuberant type of decorative sculpture – particularly on the three doorways, in contrast to the unadorned walls of the interior – are the unique features of this masterpiece of Islamic architecture.
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Medium airport - 65 mi (105 km) Sivas Airport
Medium airport - 72 mi (116 km) Erzincan Airport
Medium airport - 78 mi (127 km) Elazığ Airport
Medium airport - 82 mi (133 km) Tokat Airport
Medium airport - 113 mi (183 km) Adıyaman Airport
Medium airport - 115 mi (186 km) Şanlıurfa GAP Airport
Medium airport - 140 mi (225 km) Kahramanmaraş Airport
Medium airport - 142 mi (229 km) Trabzon International Airport
Large airport - 142 mi (230 km) Erzurum International Airport
Large airport - 167 mi (269 km) Gaziantep International Airport
Large airport - 171 mi (276 km) Nevşehir Kapadokya International Airport
Large airport - 197 mi (317 km) Aleppo International Airport
Large airport - 226 mi (364 km)
Bigger and popular cities in the wider vicinity are these:
These are some smaller cities that might be interesting. They are all rather close.