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The Mosque of Constanta - Minaret

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Address: Constanta, Romania
Description: A landmark of the Turkish role in the region, The Mosque of Constanta was...
A landmark of the Turkish role in the region, The Mosque of Constanta was built in 1910. It features a 50 meter high (160 ft.) lookout with spectacular views of the surrounding area including the Black Sea.
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historical place...old turkish mosques..still functional and looking great..inside out..the wow part it's the tower..that u can climb too :) with a bit of effort but it's worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 26, 2015
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

historical place...old turkish mosques..still functional and looking great..inside out..the wow part it's the tower..that u can climb too :) with a bit of effort but it's worth every step for the view

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Hidden down a narrow street there's a wonder. This mosque is lovely to look at inside and out. The chance to see the city from the minaret was one we didn't want to miss. We were also privileged to hear the call to prayer from the top of the minaret while there, a sound that I find relaxing and reminiscent... More 

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Bucharest, Bucuresti, Romania
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114 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

visit it this summer, an interesting experience, different from our churches, i am glad i visit it since i never had the chance to see one. cheep ticket.

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Naples, Italy
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Located just off the pedestrian Piaja Ovidiu, this mosque is a beautiful stop for its views both internal and external. The 5 Lei ticket gets you access into the central worship area along with the 147-step climb up the minaret for breathtaking views of the old city. Head wraps for women are available at the ticket counter for no fee.... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
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122 attraction reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

The mosque is among the many features of the central pedestrian area of Constanta, built just over a hundred years ago, with help from King Carol. Constanta is frequently by-passed as Rumania's port city, and tourists flock to Bucharest, the capital. Having visited Bucharest a couple of years ago, we decided to remain in Constanta, and were delighted to find... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Must go. Not very high but worth the climb to see best view of peninsula. The area is unde renovation and will likely be very pleasant when finished.

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preston
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53 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We docked about a mile from town and took the ships free shuttle bus to the centre of Constanta. This lovely little mosque wasn't high on my visiting agenda and we found it by chance, whilst negotiating the the construction site that is Constanta at the moment! To visit the mosque tower the charge is 3lei and although Euros are... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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69 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The mosque is worth visiting first to see inside as a non muslim and to the climb the minaret which is something you do not often get the chance to do. The view over the port, marina, Black Sea and Square was worth the climb.

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Reigate, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

The mosque is interesting to a non-Muslim and the minaret give the best view in town. It's definitely worth the climb up the steps.

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Vienna
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

When we visited, a Muslim man entered, climbed onto the parapet and sang the prayers in a beautiful Bass voice. Nice tiles and architecture. The view from the Minaret is outstanding. Would be nice to have a pamphlet explaining the Mosque's history.

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