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Cathedral of the Saints Peter and Paul

Tatarska St 20, Kamianets-Podilskyi 32301, Ukraine
+380 3849 91494
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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
peripatetic845
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Lincolnton, North Carolina
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 July 29, 2016
Kostyantyn_V
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Sep 9, 2017
“Church with Minaret”
Jul 29, 2016
“One of the main religious symbols and touristic attractions in the city”
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Tatarska St 20, Kamianets-Podilskyi 32301, Ukraine
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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.

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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

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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).

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Reviewed April 20, 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 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

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