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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For me climbing up this minaret was not the best experience of my life. It's too narrow, stairs are very small, and even the viewpoint upstairs is very small.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank csiga_likestotravel
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The minaret reminds the fascinating history of Hungary. In 1596 Eger was conquered by the Ottoman Empire. The Turks ruled the city for 91 years. 1664. During the period of Turkish rule, ten minarets were built and only this one survived. After regaining the city...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank T0urist7
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Torok Kori Minaret is the northest Minaret in Europe, located in the center of the old town of Eger. Here you can see only the minaret, becaue the mosque yet not exist in the place. Historical and interesting place, not more.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Until recent events, this minaret was the most northern in Europe. Being a relic of the Ottoman Empire, from the 1500’s it is worth the stop but it is in a very busy intersection and is not in use today.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ron B
Reviewed September 17, 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fuzessery
Reviewed August 19, 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Halacs87
Reviewed July 19, 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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sandor_H_33
Reviewed July 9, 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

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lorenzo M
Reviewed June 24, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael K
Reviewed June 22, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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