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İt is an ottoman period building. İt is not open at any time. Sometimes there are some exhibitions... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
alper a
Ankara, Turkey
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Alaca Imaret "Αλατζα Ιμαρέτ"

Ottoman building of the 15th century. Its name probably came from its unique multicolored minaret... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
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Kassandrou 66, Thessaloniki, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located just outside the city center (still within reasonable walking distance) is this 15th century mosque/imaret (modern-day ‘soup kitchen’). Unfortunately, it was severely damaged about 100 years ago and is still undergoing restoration. It’s current state is not too impressive although the ‘bones’ of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

İt is an ottoman period building. İt is not open at any time. Sometimes there are some exhibitions held in this old building. İt’s worth to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alper a
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Inside a neighbourhood stands this building. It had once much better times. Today it seems as neglected. I found it closed.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank mendi62
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Ottoman building of the 15th century. Its name probably came from its unique multicolored minaret (alaca). The building was used as mosque, priests school and it was the place where poor people of its time found help and food. Nowadays is a museum and periodically...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the few mosques of the city that has not been converted into churches or demolished. It's a beautiful building that inspires and takes you back in time. Unfortunately the building has been left to crumble the mosaic roof is barely visible...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

A most marvellous exhibition, you have to absorb the photos I will post or visit to get an idea of how amazingly this exhibition has been put together. Stunningly evocative images of the Greek sea and it's memories, and a beautiful silk printed centrepiece.Thoroughly recommended.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Amne W
Reviewed 10 November 2016

I love that the exterior is nothing special and that you can walk right by without noticing it. It keeps this jewel box secret and sacred. The 15th C mosque and house of charity is beautifully intact, and has elaborate trompe l'oeil frescoes and domes...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Amber C
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The colourf house for the poor people of 1484 from the Ottoman period of Thessaloniki. One of the few well preserved Ottoman monuments of Thessaloniki. Exhibitions and srt installations occur in the monument. T shspe building with illusionistic frescoes in the interior. Metal covered domes....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank constantinos s s
Reviewed 15 September 2016

There are 2 former mosques open to the public- this one from the 15th C and the "new mosque" geni tazmi from the belle epoque 9Poselli architect0.Both are in the hands of the municipal gallery and they do a an incredible jb- htis is open...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Amber C
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Once in Thessaloniki, walk explore this sensational city and walk yourself to Aladja Imaret, in 2013 it did host some of the Biennale's venues!

Date of experience: September 2015
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