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Address: 14 Mecset utca, Budapest 1023, Hungary
Description: The final resting place of Gul Baba, Muslim dervish and member of the...
The final resting place of Gul Baba, Muslim dervish and member of the Bektashi order who died after the capture of Buda in 1541, is an ornate burial chapel with many religious items and Turkish rugs on permanent display.
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Interesting Tomb in Budapest

An interesting tomb from Turkish times in Budapest. It is one of the most important building from Turkish Times.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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Adana, Turkey
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Adana, Turkey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

An interesting tomb from Turkish times in Budapest. It is one of the most important building from Turkish Times.

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Budapest, Hungary
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8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you walk up the rose hill - you can find the tomp in the Turban Street. The area around the tomb (Rose garden) is in a bad shape - but the entry to the tomb is free. It is a must for muslim people - because it is the only pilgrimage in Western Europe.

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london
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Way, way, way off the tourist trail Gül Baba türbe (tomb) is a fascinating place to visit which gives some insight into the history of Budapest when it was occupied by the Turkish. It's a short but steep walk up Gül Baba Utca (street), itself a charming, attractive and atmospheric place to visit in a run down sort of way;... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I visited the tomb in late October. I arrived by car with a local so I cannot vouch for how easy or difficult it is to find it. The grounds are a little bit in disrepair in places, although there are some beautiful ceramics on view, with Islamic inscriptions. The building housing the tomb was in very good condition and... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

You need to climb up and walk on cobblestones so please be mindful about the type of shoes you wearing. When you finally reach your destination you are out of your breath. Having said that the whole place has a magnificent view to the city. At the entrance there is a plaque explaining in detail who Gul Baba was and... More 

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New Brighton, United Kingdom
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155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

A bit of a hike, as we walked there from Matthias church, and certainly off the beaten track. Fortunately we had good instructions in our Lonely planet guidebook as I didn't see any direction signs for the tomb. Interesting piece of Turkish history and a lovely, peaceful spot.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

In a time where some Hungarians are bent on erasing their multicultural identity, it is almost a relief that some monument still remain from the Ottoman period in Hungary. The Gül Baba mausoleum (Mecset utca) is the northern most pilgrimage site for Muslims and in this way is a must see as the really the most protected Turkish monument in... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We have some time to kill during our last days in Budapest, so we decided to get lost on the Buda side. I had heard about some picturesque neighborhood called Gül Baba, so we gave it a try. The mausoleum is fine, but the surroundings lack maintenance a bit. Only few people go there, because apart from Margit Island and... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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49 attraction reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

The place is well worth the visit. I suggest you access it via Gul Baba street, which is quite interesting by itself, reminding one of those lovely streets you may see in Istanbul. The tomb is a very peaceful and relaxing place, where you can spend some time relaxing, reminiscing, reflecting and all that. Moreover the place is not overcrowded... More 

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Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Take tram 4 or 6 to Margit Bridge station, no matter from what side. When getting out, stand with your back to the Danube. You will see that the big street the station is on goes on for a while and then hits a T-crossing, the big street going left and right. But if you go straight on, in continuation... More 

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