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Erd Minaret, Erd

#10 of 20 in Historic Sites in Pest County
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Landmark
The Erd minaret (Hungarian: Érdi minaret) is an Ottoman era minaret tower situated in Érd near capital Budapest in Hungary. It is one of only three Ottoman era minarets still surviving in Hungary. The minaret is 23 metres (75 feet) tall and constructed with limestone. It was built in the 17th century as part of a mosque by Ottoman Muslims and use for the Muslim call to prayer (Adhan). The minaret is a registered monument of Hungary with identification 7014 and reference number 7012.
The minaret stands alone in Érd-Ófalu, near the dam of the Danube, next to a trace of an ancient Roman military road (Mecset Street).
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  • This is the third minaret at ERD old village (Ófalu), which can be visited in Hungary. The others are at EGER and PECS. The 23 meter tall tower was built in the XVII. century. Beautiful view from the....  more »
  • Good quality, minaret, keys are in neighbourhood to open door. Interesting point of interest not far from Budapest.  more »
  • Interesting historical place
  • It's only 200 Ft to go to the top of the Minaret! :D
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