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Jakawali Hassan (Jakovali Hassan) Mosque and Museum

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Address: Rakoczi ut 2, Pecs 7623, Hungary
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+36 72 313 853
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Dating from the 1500s, this mosque is still an active center of Islamic...

Dating from the 1500s, this mosque is still an active center of Islamic faith.

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Today it is the only mosque in Hungary that has been preserved in its entirety with a minare

Jakovali Hasan Pasha Mosque was built in the second half of the 16th century. Today it is the only mosque in Hungary that has been preserved in its entirety with a minaret and is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 9, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2016

Jakovali Hasan Pasha Mosque was built in the second half of the 16th century. Today it is the only mosque in Hungary that has been preserved in its entirety with a minaret and is still used for prayers. Otherwise pictures that someone placed next to the name of the mosque is not adequate because it represents the Gazi Kasim Pasha... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Remembering the days of the Otoman rule, mosque stands in the center of the city on the beautifull square

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2016

This is a smal mosque approximatelly 10 minutes walk from the main square of the city. Go in to visit it is very interesting sights and go up also to the minaret.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2016

The djami stands in the middle of the main square of Pécs. It is a very well designed, attractive building, and lends the square as well as the city a unique, multicultural and historical character. It is in good condition, and if you travel to Pécs it is certainly worth a look.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Jakawali Hassan Mosque is the only Turkish religious building in Hungary, which has survived almost intact. It has got a minaret also. It is a functionning religous building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2015

When you arrive in Pec by bus it's just a short walk to the Mosque, the restaurants, and museums all around it. There are several hotels within walking distance of the Mosque also. There is a great amount of history here, as well as being a fantastic backdrop for photos (outside).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2015

a nice Islam center with explanation about the Islam the mosque is sober and nice, open to everybody

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2015

A small mosque with a short minaret hidden on the outskirts of the Old Town functioning as a museum most of the time, but on Fridays you can also meet the Muslim community of the city there. Besides it has all what a real mosque has to have, it has a small exhibition room dedicated to the 5 pillars of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

You pay to enter and it was worth to see how prayers were conducted in a mosque - 5 pillars of Islamic teaching and the prayer place. No photo taking inside - for whatever reason beyond my understanding.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2013

As already stated, do not be misled by the photos someone has attached - those are of the other mosque in Pecs, the Pasha Gazi Kassim Mosque, which has been converted to a Christian church. The Jakawali Hassan Mosque is on a street that if you keep following it, will take you to the cathedral and some of the other... More 

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