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"Minaret" Eger Things to Do Tip by barryg23

Eger Things to Do: 99 reviews and 173 photos

  Eger's minaret
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  • Eger's minaret - Eger
      Eger's minaret
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  • Close up of minaret - Eger
      Close up of minaret
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One of the most interesting sights in Eger is the minaret. This was part of a mosque constructed by the Turks following their victory in Eger in the 16th century. The mosque was later destroyed in the 19th century, leaving only the minaret as a reminder of the 90 years of Turkish rule. The minaret is 40 metres high has 14 sides and is the northern most Turkish style minaret in Europe. There is a small viewing platform at the top.

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  • Updated Nov 9, 2006
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