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A place to rest your soul

Historical place with a very peaceful atmosphere, taken care garden and comfortable corners to sit... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Umea, Sweden
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Church with Minaret

Due to Ottoman Turk control of the city, the church was converted to a mosque. When a Christian... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
Lincolnton, North Carolina
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Tatarska St 20, Kamianets-Podilskyi 32301, Ukraine
+380 3849 91494
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Historical place with a very peaceful atmosphere, taken care garden and comfortable corners to sit, relax, think, enjoy views on the city.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank alinaart4you
Reviewed August 20, 2018

The most prominent church in the old city is this pale yellow Polish Catholic church, which was first built in the 15th century. Elements of this complex include a bell tower (1646-48) located on the northeast side; the magnificent arch of triumph (1781) at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Due to Ottoman Turk control of the city, the church was converted to a mosque. When a Christian regime came to power, it was restored as a church. The minaret was surmounted by a golden statue of the Virgin Mary.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 29, 2016

The Cathedral was beautifully preserved, in spite of its rich history. It's a rare example of religious tolerance - when Turks concurred the city in the end of 17th century, they remodelled the Cathedral into a mosque, yet the building itself remained almost untouched. Surely,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kostyantyn V
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Incredible place. It has its own spirit. I was impressed by the atmosphere of this place. It seems to me there were millions of people (the stones on the road were polished by people, who walked there).

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Blackcatwild
Reviewed April 19, 2015

An interesting church. There is a Turkish Minaret next to the church with a statue of the Virgin mary on top. When the Turks arrived, they put a Minaret next to the St. Peter and Paul Cathedral and turned the cathedral into a Mosque. After...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Randy K
Reviewed May 26, 2014

The earliest church dates from the 15C and during the mid 17C the area was part of the Ottoman Empire and many of the churches were converted to mosques. When it became part of the Polish kingdom, our guide informed us that part of the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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