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On Foot - Komotini

  • In the town center the visitors can observe the remains of the Byzantine fortifications dating back to the 4th century.
  •  Inside the fortress of Komotini is the cathedral of Koimisis tis Theotokou (1800) built in the place of an older Byzantine church. The old religious icons and the wood carved chancel are worth observing.
  •  The colorful old town with labyrinthine alleys and low traditional houses with tile roofs.
  •  The old market, where you will see small shops, junk-shops, traditional family businesses, blacksmith and tinker workshops, while an outdoor bazaar is organized every Saturday.
  •  The impressive New Mosque (Yeni tzami) near the central square and the clock tower.
  •  The Poorhouse (Imaret) dating back to the 14th century is located to the west of Filiki Etaireia street. It was created by the conqueror of the town the formerly Christian but then islamized General Gazi Evrenos Bay.
  •  The Tsanakleios School in Dimocritos street: It was constructed in 1904 on the expense of Nestoras Tsanaklis, national benefactor from Komotini who had immigrated to Egypt.
  •  The neoclassical buildings dating back to the 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century.
  •  The Armenian Market and the area known as “Teneke Mahala”.
  •  The zoo in the Municipal Garden.

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