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    Hamza Bey Mosque

    This is a typical, cupola-crowned mosque, its originality – at least as regards other samples of the Muslim architecture having prevailed on the island of Rhodes – consisting that the cupola has been set with byzantine-style red tiles. The construction comprises a main hall, a porch and a minaret whereas the courtyard has in the […]

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    Ibrahim Pasha Mosque

    Located right at Sofokleous square, this mosque continues to function to this day. The inscription featured above the complex’s main entrance bears witness to the date of its construction: 1540, which makes it one of the earliest Muslim monuments in the Medieval City of Rhodes. “This new and handsome mosque, on Hejaz street, was commissioned […]

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    Mehmet Agha Mosque

    Located halfway down Socratous street, this is in more than one aspect a very original construction. Built as it is on top of another building, the Mosque is accessible by an external staircase leading to a quite unusual porch and through it to the main hall before reaching up to the third level where the […]

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    Reçep Pasha Mosque

    The construction of this mosque, located at Dorieos square, was commission by Reçep Pasha in 1588, as the inscription right above its entrance suggests. Another two, minor constructions were developed next to the mosque, namely Reçep Pasha’s mausoleum, situated within the mosque’s courtyard, harbouring and containing his sarcophagus and those of two other members of […]

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    Sindrivan Mosque

    This Mosque is situated on byway off Socratous street, leading all the way to the Marine Gate. Dating from 1888, the Mosque is estimated to have been built on the site of an earlier Muslim shrine, destroyed by fire after having stood for several centuries on the site which – estimates have it – had […]

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    Suleiman Mosque

    Various architectural elements about this building – namely its dimensions, the thickness of its walls and the location of the minaret, on the south-western flank – suggest the Suleiman Mosque to have been built sometime during the rule of Suleiman the Magnificent (1494-1566), although certain features around it – such as the ablutions fountain, set […]

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    Sultan Mustafa Mosque

    This Mosque is situated on Arionos square, within steps from the public baths (Yeni Hamam). The Mosque continuous to function, this actually being the site for the celebration of weddings amongst members of the island’s Muslim community. The name and the year of construction of the building are provided by the inscription featured above the […]