Geni Tzami

Thessaloniki’s Geni Mosque (tzami) is an important monument from the Ottoman period. It was built in 1902 for the Donmeh (Jews that converted to Islam) by the architect Vitaliano Poselli. It is divided into two floors and is consistent with the ecclesiastic architecture of the 20th century.In 1924, after the expulsion of the Donmeh, Geni Mosque housed the Archaeological museum of Thessaloniki. Today it is used as an exhibition space.

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