Omírou Street
Omi­rou Street leads west from the row of three Turkish fountains, and passes to the right of what remains of the late 14th century church of SS. Theodore (behind the doorway at right angles to the entrance of the ‘Pension Minos’. Currently closed for restoration). In a loop to the south of Omi­rou, is Aristei­dou Street (its two ends be the 1st and 2nd turnings to the left off Omi­rou): it runs close to the inside of the south walls and brings you to a second windmill, whose parapet reached by the spiral staircase inside offers a comprehensive view over the Old Town. Immediately below it to the west is the picturesque, 15th century church of Aghia Kyriaki­, set in a hollow shaded with palm-trees; the simple, barrel-vaulted interior has no paintings, but the church has preserved its minaret and mihrab from the period of its use as a mosque (‘Borucan Mescid’). The next loop, to the south of Omi­rou, is that of Anti­sthenous Street. This leads into one of the quietest corners of the town and to the church of St Michael, standing in a pebbled plateia with an ilex tree and a small fountain composed of ancient spolia in front of its west entrance. The simple, apsed and barrel vaulted building, is heavily buttressed on the north side; the stump of the minaret which was added in the 16th century is visible at the east end.

Rhodes Island is part of the Dodecanese Island Group, Greece.

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