Historic Site in Komotini

Turkish Quarter

Across Orfeos north of Plateia Eirinis, Komotini’s Ottoman-era neighbourhood, still predominantly Turkish, has old homes, barber shops and teahouses. Its key landmarks are the Eski Camii (Old Mosque), built in...

Museum in Komotini

Archaeological Museum

Visit here for information on the ancient Thracians, plus Roman coins, clay figurines, delicate gold wreaths and glazed ceramics. The street address is Simeonidou, but the building is in a small park more...

Museum in Komotini

Ecclesiastical Museum

Closed for renovation at the time of research, this museum occupies Komotini’s early Ottoman imaret (poorhouse), the brickwork and layout of which resembles that of a Byzantine church. Its holdings include...

Ruins in Komotini

Byzantine City Walls

Komotini’s 4th-century-AD Byzantine fortress was built by Emperor Theodosius. Remnants include one of 16 original towers and a portion of the wall. Alongside are the foundations of Komotini's synagogue, which was...