Tomb of Gül Baba

This majestic mausoleum honours Gül Baba, a Turkish dervish and poet who supposedly introduced roses to Hungary. Wander the beautiful stone and brick rose garden and basque in the wonder of this magnificent sight. The octagonal tomb has a shallow dome and it is possible to glimpse the coffin through the windows. If you want to look around the mausoleum itself go find the pony-tailed groundskeeper who is usually close at hand. He will be happy to let you inside the holy place for a closer look at this beautiful site. There is also a free museum below the rose garden that is also highly informative and provides a delightful 30-minute tour through Baba’s fascinating life. There are a number of spectacular lookout points around the complex which provide a rare view of parliament and a glimpse at the backside of Budapest’s oldest district.

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Mecset utca 14
Budapest 1023 HU
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Monday: ClosedTuesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMWednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMThursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMFriday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMSaturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PMSunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM