Komotini attractions

Historic Site in Komotini

Turkish Quarter

Just behind Plateia Eirinis, Komotini’s relaxing Turkish quarter has old houses, barber shops and teahouses. Sights include the 1884 Clock Tower (Orologio), Yeni Camii (New Mosque, in Turkish) and Eski Camii (Old Mo…
Museum in Komotini

Ecclesiastical Museum

This museum occupies Komotini’s early Ottoman ptohokomeio (almshouse), inside a courtyard. The structure’s brickwork and design resemble a Byzantine church. It exhibits post-Byzantine icons, 500-year-old printed gos…
Museum in Komotini

Archaeological Museum

Significant archaeological finds, accompanied by English-language wall texts, detail ancient Thracian history within this elegant building. Roman coins, clay figurines, delicate gold wreaths and glazed ceramics illu…
Ruins in Komotini

Byzantine Fortress

Komotini’s 4th-century-AD Byzantine fortress was built by Emperor Theodosius, near today's Plateia Eirinis. Remnants include one of 16 original towers.
Church in Komotini

Church of the Assumption of Mary

Built in 1800 on a Byzantine shrine site, the church contains 16th-century icons and wood carvings.