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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always interesting to visit Eger mainly because of its heritage. This tower (minaret) from the Turkish times is an amazing example of it.

Thank fuzessery
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Minaret is a historical building in Eger feom the Turkish age. Nowadays in 2018, it is closed because of renovation but will be reopend soon.

Thank Halacs87
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Sandor_H_33
Reviewed 9 July 2018

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

Thank Lorenzo M
Reviewed 25 June 2018

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

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 22 June 2018

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

Thank Ricky Y
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The most northern old minaret of Europe is quite spectacular. Unfortunately, it is closed at the moment (May 2018) for renovation. Metal supports have to be placed.

Thank Kurt R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

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

Thank DCChalupa
Reviewed 22 January 2018

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.

Thank Janine S
Reviewed 18 October 2017

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.

Thank mp0ssa
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