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This was an outstanding slice of history that was readily accessible in the Old Town. It was a great site to photograph. It is an imposing structure that dominates the walkway up. Every visitor to Rhodes ought to view it.
I made a tour of the Ottoman sites of Rhodes and most of them were closed like this one with no obvious work going on. Probably a funding issue because like this building they look very interesting from the outside.
The sense and feeling around the mosque is an experience on it's own. Observing all the details, the elaborated entrances, the sun clock on the side wall and the floral murals is a total time travel at the Ottoman Empire era.
The minaret can be seen from all over Rhodes Old Town and up close the mosque looks as if it might be interesting to go inside, but no-one seemed to know if or when it was open. One lady told us it was no longer...More