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The northest located minaret in Europe originating from the 16th century. It is worth to climb those stairs for the view. However no it is being renovated from the outside therefore do not expect historic photos.
It was a while ago but this is one of the interesting spots of Eger besides the castle and the main square. You can hardly enter the tower, steep and narrow stairs. One you are in the top you can enjoy a nice view of...More
At the time I visited, the minaret was undergoing restoration work and you can't see the structure itself distinctly as it was covered up. Hugely disappointing. On the plus side, you can see the obstruction from far away so at least you won't waste your...More
I had a splendid view of the 17th century Minaret from the Eger Castle. It really soared in the City Centre and reminded one of the time of Ottoman Turks' rule in the past. I did not make any attempt when I visited the city...More
The Torok Kori Minarett marks the northern most point seized by the Turkish invaders in their attempted conquest of Christendom. The Ottoman Turks first attacked the Kingdom of Hungary in 1521, and conquered and ruled much of her from 1541 to 1699. The Ottoman's were...More
the see a single Minaret in a town centre, but there it is.Approx 40cms high, with, which is unusual - topped with a Cross.It was closed for repairs, however you can climb the 97 narrow spiral steps to the top.
We went up, back when it was allowed. You can almost go back in time and see and hear someone calling the masses for prayer. We found out this was a badly made minaret and was likely never put to use.Doesnt matter. it was amazing.