Great Hammam

Rhodes Town

Behind its plain exterior, this 500-year-old Ottoman bathhouse is spectacular, with a finely wrought star-pierced ceiling that allows light to radiate down upon bathers. Although it remained in use until recently, at the time of research it was closed to the public.

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1. Mustafa Mosque

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This towering mosque, facing the Old Town's Great Hammam (Turkish baths), was completed in 1765.

2. Hora

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4. Muslim Library

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This peaceful little library, founded in 1793, sits in an inviting little garden courtyard opposite the Mosque of Süleyman. Visitors can only enter the…

5. Mosque of Süleyman

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6. Roloi Clock Tower

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7. Inn of Spain

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8. St Athanasios' Gate

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Watched over by a sturdy round tower, this is said to be the gate through which the conquering Ottoman sultan entered the city in 1522.