Turn back towards the port entrance, passing by the Shaafi Mosque. Founded in the 11th century but rebuilt several times since, it's...
In a square beyond the Banco is a rare example of a Turkish house with a domed roof, now partially restored.
Near the port entrance there is a good example of a 17th-century coral-block house. For centuries, coral was the local building stone.
It doesn't look like much from the outside and actually looks worse inside but, believe it or not, it is a culinary gem. Here you can...
Banco d'Italia information
Lonely Planet review
Heading back towards the causeway, you'll pass the Banco d'Italia, an exact copy of its 1920s original and a mishmash of styles, including Gothic windows and towers. Unfortunately, the building is dilapidated and awaits restoration.