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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 9 September 2017
peripatetic845
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One of the main religious symbols and touristic attractions in the city

The Cathedral was beautifully preserved, in spite of its rich history. It's a rare example of... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2016
Kostyantyn V
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 9 September 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.

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Reviewed 29 July 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

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Reviewed 17 August 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).

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Reviewed 20 April 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

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Reviewed 26 May 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

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