Celebrating the conquest of Buda with festivities and dinner in 1541, the ill-fated Turkish dervish Gül Baba fell over dead. Gül Baba belonged to a group of Turkish religious who worked with horticulture, specifically on developing new species of roses. His tomb is located in the steep, twisting neighborhood of the Hill of Roses (Rózsadomb) District. The Turkish government maintains it as a Muslim shrine. The descriptions of the religious items and rugs on display are in Hungarian and Turkish, but an English-language pamphlet is available on request.
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