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When the Turks occupied the town in the 17th century, they used this baroque church as a mosque and... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
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 August 16, 2017
OLga D
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2 Nov 2018
16 Aug 2017
“Fantastic architecture”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
20 Tatarska Street, Kamianets-Podilskyi, Ukraine
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

When the Turks occupied the town in the 17th century, they used this baroque church as a mosque and built a minaret in front of it. After they got expelled, the Christians left the minaret as it was and just put a Mary statue on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 40plustraveller
Reviewed August 16, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank OLga D
Reviewed September 15, 2016

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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank yossinir123
Reviewed July 30, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kostyantyn V
Reviewed July 29, 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.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Yulia G
Reviewed April 19, 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

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Randy K
Reviewed August 22, 2014

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

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank jve0165
Reviewed June 29, 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

Date of experience: August 2013
3  Thank LsBob
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