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Mosque of Pasha Gazi Kassim Church of Gyertyaszentelo Boldogasszony

Szechenyi ter, Pecs 7621, Hungary
+36 72 321 976
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Christian Church in a former Mosque

The combination of the building having the shape of a Mosque with many oriental ornaments still in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
G D
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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beautiful

This place is an architectural gem. Beautiful interior design that preserves Ottoman simplicity at... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
kaioatey
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The Bay Area
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The former Turkish mosque, built in the late 16th century, now serves as a Catholic church featuring a grand cupola, prayer niches and keel-arch windows.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“city centre” (2 reviews)
“dome” (4 reviews)
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Szechenyi ter, Pecs 7621, Hungary
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+36 72 321 976

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The combination of the building having the shape of a Mosque with many oriental ornaments still in place, but being a church is stunning. In addition the huge organ was being played when I was there which gave a magnificent acoustic experience. The painted dome...More

Thank G D
Reviewed 22 September 2017

This place is an architectural gem. Beautiful interior design that preserves Ottoman simplicity at its best, but also superb statues of Jesus, the Virgin and various saints. The preservation has been top notch, one can still see a few Allahu Akbar frescoes on the walls....More

Thank kaioatey
Reviewed 14 September 2017

With a strong recommendation from the local tourist office, I climbed a slight incline on the wide pedestrian plaza to the imposing domed building. After paying the admission, the self guided tour went through multiple rooms of the crypt, now used for interments. The climb...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Very nice church with christian metods in mosque. There are old turkish motives in the church. The acustic of the church is also very good.

Thank Aniko M
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few hidden treasures in Baranya county. Everyone knows the main square and the sites at the centre of town but a few know about this place. It is not very far from the city centre and if you like history...More

Thank walsamra
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Knowing little about this historic city before visiting veery glad we made this former mosque/reinsted church our first place to visit. Entrance is at local street level which leads into a series of crypt spaces, variously presented, then because of the slope of the squares,...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Beautiful church inside mosque. At first i was not so impressed but when enter inside shock. Church that is inside are very beautiful.

Thank Hrvoje Z
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Must see place in Pecs. Since it is called Mosque i was initially a bit confused if i'm in the right place but if you pay attention from outside original building is obviously mosque. it is nice and peaceful church, with very friendly staff.

Thank Nata I
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The mosque situated at the city centre square is a very good example of how culture supercedes religious differences. This mosque now is a Catholic church while retaining the original decorations of the mosque.

Thank Carl-Mario S
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

A smattering of cultures, Orthodox Christian and Muslim. Very interesting inside north is it if you are in the area.

Thank Jmih
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