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Address: Georgios Papanikolaou, Rhodes Town 85100, Greece
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Lots of history here

A bit neglected, but the history of the Turkish cemetery makes it worth the visit and although neglected the grounds tend to support the whole atmosphere of the cemetery......it... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2015
Far North Coast, NSW
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Reviewed 29 May 2016

Having read a description of Lawrence Durrell's stay in Rhodes (1945-47) in his "Reflections on a Marine Venus", which included scenes of him living in a little villa in the old Turkish Cemetery of Murat Reis, I set out to see if I could find the site. Amazingly, given the massive development of Rhodes Town since then, the cemetery next... More 

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Far North Coast, NSW
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

A bit neglected, but the history of the Turkish cemetery makes it worth the visit and although neglected the grounds tend to support the whole atmosphere of the cemetery......it didn't seem out of place due to the condition of the graves. The mosque was not open when we visited. Enter via the blue door opposite the sea.

1 Thank 4evaLuv-Holidays
Ramallah, null, Palestine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Reviewing interesting sites in Rhodes to visit, Murat Reis Mosque was one of these places. The hotel Hermes where we booked our stay, was very near. The next morning we headed to Murat Mosque, which is next to Pallazo del Gaverno and Evangelismos Church. The site was under renovation. Few workers were plastering the wall while others were cutting wild... More 

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Like so many Ottoman remaining this monument is also left away from the eyes of people. Like so many Ottoman heritages in Greece - either destroyed, no repaired or used in other purposes, this monument is also not been taking care and not advertised at all...pity again politics is before civilization, culture and history...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 May 2014

The turkish cemetery and mosque are not often visited and the entrance is through the blue door at seaside. Entrance is free and you enter through the garden of the house of the custodian. This monument of the turkish occupation is interesting and romantic because it is not in use anymore. The stone "Taliban"indicates the husband and the undecorated stone... More 

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