Yeni Mosque

Thessaloniki, Greece

The Yeni Mosque was built by Italian architect Vitaliano Poselli in 1902 for the city's Dönmeh community, crypto-Jewish converts to Islam. However, when the Donmeh left the city during the population exchange between Greece and Turkey, it was used to house the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki in 1925. Today it serves as an exhibition center.

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Founded: 1902
Category: Religious sites in Greece

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Afrah mansour (2 years ago)
It was amazing to see such a historical mosque, but it is sad to do an art exhibition in it.
Konstantinos Kouklidis (4 years ago)
Is one of the most eclectic and unusual mosques in the world!!!
ΕΛΕΥΘΕΡΙΟΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΙΔΗΣ (4 years ago)
An excellent monument of the city.
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