6 Sights in Komotini, Greece (with Map and Images)
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1. City Theatre
The Municipal Regional Theatre of Komotini follows the philosophy of all Regional Theatres that aim to reach the public and highlight the artistic potential of the region. As an institution, the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Thessaloniki Komotini was founded in November 1984 as a Legal Entity of Public Law (N. P. D. D. ) of the Municipality of Komotini, based on a program contract between the Ministry of Culture, the Municipality of Komotini and the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Komotini, during the Mayor Charalambos Katsimigas. In 1992 the Municipal and Regional Theatre of Thessaloniki changes its institutional framework and is transformed into a Municipal Enterprise (N. P. I. D. ), under Mayor George Papadriellis.
2. Ecclesiastical Museum
The Imaret of Komotini is one of the oldest surviving Ottoman monuments in Europe and dates back to between the early 1360s and the end of the 14th century. It is located in Komotini and was built by the Ottoman conqueror Gazi Ahmet Evreno near the eastern walls of the Byzantine castle of Koumoutzina. Since 1999 this monument houses the Ecclesiastical Museum of the Holy Metropolis of Maroneia and Komotini. It has been connected with local traditions of the Komotineans about the existence of a Byzantine church of Agia Sophia in this location, and according to them, parts of the church were incorporated into the building.
3. Folk Museum
The Folklore Museum of Komotini is a museum in Komotini in Greece. It was founded in 1962 and since 1989 it is housed in the Peidis Mansion, itself a restored sample of local traditional architecture. The collection is displayed in the mansion's two floors, in the cellar and under a roofed part of the courtyard. It includes dresses, lace, handwork of various materials and tools of agricultural life and of other traditional professions. The collection also includes personal items of the Archbishop of Athens Chrysanthos, who was born in Komotini, as well as other icons and ecclesiastical items.
4. Carathéodory Museum
Constantin Carathéodory was a Greek mathematician who spent most of his professional career in Germany. He made significant contributions to real and complex analysis, the calculus of variations, and measure theory. He also created an axiomatic formulation of thermodynamics. Carathéodory is considered one of the greatest mathematicians of his era and the most renowned Greek mathematician since antiquity.
Komotini railway station is a railway station that servers the city of Komotini, in Rhodope in East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. The station is located 3 km southeast of the city centre but within city limits. The station is staffed, but only at peak times, but has waiting rooms and a bus stop in the forecourt.
Mosynopolis, of which only ruins now remain in Greek Thrace, was a city in the Roman province of Rhodope, which was known until the 9th century as Maximianopolis (Μαξιμιανούπολις) or, to distinguish it from other cities of the same name, as Maximianopolis in Rhodope.
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