Turkish Minaret in Eger - Hungary
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N 47° 54.284 E 020° 22.571
34T E 453380 N 5305900
Quick Description: Turkish Minaret in Eger - Hungary
Location: Heves, Hungary
Date Posted: 7/18/2011 11:28:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMC2ZG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 11

Long Description:
This turkish minaret has been built in the 17th century.
The most northern monument in Europe from the time of the Turkish occupation, one of only three(!) survivors in Hungary. The minaret is built out of carved sandstone. The djami on its east side was dismantled in 1841 in the course of the city replanning. With a 14-sided ground plan this tower is 40 metres high. Inside its tall trunk 97 winding steps lead up to the iron balustraded.
It's location is Knézich Károly street 1.
Type: Remnant

Fee: 0

To see it: 0-24 To climb up: 01.apr.-31.nov.: Mon-Sun 10.00-18.00

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