During the Ottoman rule, the Turkish element was the most numerous in Veria, concentrated at the top of the town. When the Turks settled in the city, they converted old churches into mosques and developed public Turkish baths, known as the hammams. Some of the buildings dated back to the Ottoman period are still preserved in Veria, such as the Courthouse, the Orologiou (Clock) Square Elementary school, the Medrese Mosque, the Chounkiar Mosque (Old Cathedral), the Orta Mosque, the Twin Baths, and the Karachmet Bridge.
There are 14 mosques in Veria in total. Some of the buildings dated back to the Ottoman period are still preserved Veria, such as: