Muslim Library

Rhodes Town

This peaceful little library, founded in 1793, sits in an inviting little garden courtyard opposite the Mosque of Süleyman. Visitors can only enter the anteroom, which displays poor copies of a few manuscripts, but you can peer into the closed library itself beyond, where treasures include over 2000 books in Persian, Arabic and Turkish, plus a couple of handwritten and beautifully illustrated copies of the Koran dating from the 15th and 16th centuries.

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