Rhodes and the Dodecanese Sights

Turkish Library

  • Sokratous Map It
  • Rhodes Town
  • Library/Archive

Published 05/28/2015

Fodor's Review

A rare collection of Turkish, Persian, and Arab manuscripts, including many rare Korans, founded in 1794, is a striking reminder of the Ottoman presence. The collection and the adjacent Mosque of Suleyman are still used by those members of Rhodes's Turkish community who stayed in Rhodes after the 1923 population exchange, a mass repatriation of Greek and Turkish migrants.

Sight Information

Address:

Sokratous, opposite Mosque of Süleyman, Rhodes Town, Rhodes, 85100, Greece

Map It

Phone:

22410-74090

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Sat. 9:30–4

Published 05/28/2015

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