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Minaret, Eger
(4.1/5 based on 140+ reviews on the web)
A soaring structure dominating the skyline of Eger, Minaret remains one of the city's main claims to fame. In a town packed with landmark buildings, this structure rises above the surrounding area and reminds visitors of a time when Ottoman Turks ruled this part of Europe. Constructed in the 17th century, the minaret stands 40 m (130 ft) and offers unbeatable views of the city center. One of only three remaining minarets in all of Hungary, it draws huge crowds on a daily basis. If you don't like heights and tight spaces, see what the minaret looks like from the city's famous castle. Arrange your visit to Minaret and discover more family-friendly attractions in Eger using our Eger vacation route planner.
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  • Although several times we visited the city of Eger, Minaretet somehow always omitted. Now we had to climb up. In November we were in so many layers of cloth was very difficult, but rather spring summer feljutásunk recommend it. a total of 15-20 minutes to give the körbejárásra Meanwhile must climb, you have to be so very haste to get the man's foot to keep the time limit. The view is beautiful and I am not klausztophobiás though the Middle, I thought I do take inside. Összességébe was worth it.
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  • Not much here. Just a solitary minaret surrounded by a fence. Guidebook says that it is the most northermost minaret in Europe. We could see it from the western castle wall every bit as well and that ...  more »
  • A narrow passage leads up to the topmost galleries. Somewhat scarce, many guests, the visitors do not recommend bezártságot nemtűrő. Condone the amazing panorama.
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  • Entrance fee 300HUF, not for claustrophobic or height intolerant people. Way back down is hardest - try not to slip on stairs.
  • Worth to see the view from the minaret's gallery. A journey though dark, narrow and tight stairs is not for people suffering with claustrophobia...
  • Loved it but this is a replica only. Steps are very tiny.
  • A quick must see sight in Eger.
  • Érdemes megnézni