Suleymaniye Mosque

Rhodes, Greece

The Suleymaniye Mosque was a mosque originally built after the Ottoman conquest of Rhodes in 1522 and reconstructed in 1808. It was named by the Sultan Suleiman to commemorate his conquest of Rhodes.

This mosque was the first mosque in the town of Rhodes, built soon after Ottomans besieged it and captured it in 1522. In 1808 the current building of mosque was built through the reconstruction of this first mosque. Its plaster is rose-pink. The most of the mosque was reconstructed using materials of the buildings which existed at the same place in the earlier period. The pillars of the outer arcade belonged to the Christian church. It currently serves as a museum.

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Apollonion 11, Rhodes, Greece
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Founded: 1522/1808
Category: Religious sites in Greece

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Catalin Soare (2 years ago)
Beautiful building, too bad it was closed and neglected.
Calle Liljeholm (2 years ago)
Beautiful building but with restrictive opening times, so we only saw it from outside
Dubai_Operator (2 years ago)
Very beautiful with a beautifully done tower
Uliana Kysiliuk (2 years ago)
Very beautiful mosque in the center of the old city. Unfortunately, while we were there, they could not be seen. He is in very good condition.
Aamer Tageldin (3 years ago)
A piece of art, if you go to Rhodos you must visit it
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