Etymological minaret comes from the Arabian “manarat”, meaning “illumination place”, “lighthouse”, the term was taken in Turkish (minaret) and French. The minaret is a particularly important component of a mosque, which is the object of study of this article, analyzing environmental factors, especially water, which acts on minaret materials located in the Black Sea area. The minaret is a high tower built into the actual construction, from which muezin calls his believers to work. Due to its visibility from distant horizons, it provides important information to visitors in the region, namely the presence of Muslim believers in that area.