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Turkish Minaret

20 Tatarska Street, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
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Fantastic architecture

This place is really wort to be seen. the history of the minaret and the view of it from the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
OLga D
Column and Virgin Mary on top

Turkish Minaret is Column and Virgin Mary on top. It is very nice and the statue on top is great... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2016
Yossi N
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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16 Aug 2017
“Fantastic architecture”
15 Sep 2016
“Column and Virgin Mary on top”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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20 Tatarska Street, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place is really wort to be seen. the history of the minaret and the view of it from the window of our apartment made our vacation.

Thank OLga D
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Turkish Minaret is Column and Virgin Mary on top. It is very nice and the statue on top is great. take pictures.!

Thank Yossi N
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

Many agree it's an unusual combination - minaret and Virgin Mary. Indeed, the history behind the minaret reflects the rich history of the city itself. The minaret is 40-meter high and is a typical example of such buildings. The statue is made of brass and...More

Thank Kostyantyn_V
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

It is really wonder to see the minaret right inside the christian monastery. It's cool that something like that is now in our country. I recommend to everyone to see it.

Thank Yulia G
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Reviewed 20 April 2015

Turkish Minaret. Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine. When the Turks arrived, they put a Minaret next to the St. Peter and Paul Cathedral. After the Turks were later defeated, there was an agreement to not destroy the minaret - after all, the Turks had not destroyed the church....More

1  Thank Randy K
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Reviewed 22 August 2014

Read the history of this historical minaret. The town was conquered by 7 different cultures, including the Ottomans.

Thank jve0165
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

When the Ottoman Turks conquered the town they built a minaret over a chapel attached to the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, which they turned into a mosque. When the Turks were banished nearly a hundred years later, a statue of the Virgin Mary...More

3  Thank LsBob
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