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Browse below Rhodes attractions. The listings appear in the order of most wanted pages.

OLD TOWN OF RHODES
The Old City of Rhodes with a population of 6,000 inhabitants is surrounded by medieval walls with seven gates: Gate of the Naval Station, Gate of Agios Ioannis, Gate of Agia Ekaterini, Gate of the Apostle Paul, Gate of Amboise, Gate of Agios Athanassios and the Gate of the port.... more info ...

Panoramic View
>> NIGHT PANORAMA
>> RHODES OLD TOWN
>> SQUARE SURROUND
>> PANORAMA III
>> CHURCH OF THE VIRGIN OF THE BURGH
>> GRANDMASTER PALACE SURROUND


RHODES TOWN
The city of Rhodes is one of the biggest municipalities of in the Greek islands.

It is the financial and cultural center of the south eastern Aegean ,and successfully combines a lively present with a richhistorical past
There are many reasons why Rhodes island is the most popul... more info ...

Panoramic View
>> PSAROPOULA BEACH
>> DIAGORAS STATUE
>> RHODES PORT
>> PORT SQUARE
>> BEACH SURROUND
>> THEOTOKOU CHURCH
>> PORT STREET SURROUND


MONTE SMITH
The Hill of Monte Smith is the site of the Acropolis of ancient Rhodes. The Green and beautifully laid out archaeological park contains the Hellenistic stadium, built in the 3rd century BC, where the Athletic events of the Alioi Games took place. There were a part of the major festival of the Anci... more info ...



LINDOS ACROPOLIS
According to myth, the cult of Athena Lindia was pre-Hellenic, although this is not borne out by the sporadic excavation finds. The history of the sanctuary begins in the Geometric period (9th c. BC). In the Archaoc period the tyrant of Lindos, Kleoboulos, revived the cult and built a temple, probab... more info ...



RHODES AQUARIUM
The building of the Hydrobiological Station of Rhodos was built during the period 1934-36. In 1937, under Italian rule, it operated as the Reale Istituto di Ricerce Biologiche di Rodi, until 1945, when, after the union of the Dodecanese with Greece, it was renamed "Hellenic Hydrobiological Institut... more info ...



KAMEIROS
The district of Kameiros stretches along the northwest coast of the island close to Cape Ayios Minas (ancient Mylantion) in the foothills of Mt Akramytis. In prehistoric times the Mylantian gods, who taught mankind milling and kneading, were worshipped here. Mycenaean necropoleis have been excavated... more info ...



ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM OF RHODES
The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes is housed in the medieval building of the Hospital of the Knights. The building was begun in 1440 by Grand Master de Lastic with money bequeathed by his predecessor, Fluvian, and completed in 1489 by Grand Master d'Aubusson. The Museum contains the fo... more info ...



ANCIENT IALYSSOS
The district of Ialyssos (or Ialysos) encompasses the northern part of the island. It was inhabited in the prehistoric period. Remains of a Minoan settlement have been found at Trianda and Mycenaean cemeteries have been located on the surrounding hills of Makria Vounara and Moschou Vounara (1700-140... more info ...



ASKLIPIOS
A picturesque village in the South East part of Rhodes with two spots worth seeing. A medieval castle and the Byzantine church of Theotokou at the center of Asklipios square with intresting Byzantine wall paintings and a small folklore museum.

At the top of the hill the mediaeval fortifi... more info ...



FILERIMOS HILL
Filerimos is a hill 15 km away from Rhodes-town. The upper part of Filerimos is a large plateau and most of the buildings are found on the eastern side. They include the foundations of a temple, an Early Christian basilica and a Byzantine church.

Filerimos hill, takes its name from a mon... more info ...



EXHIBITION "RHODES, 2,400 YEARS"
Exhibition "Rhodes, 2.400 years" Palace of the Grand Master

The exhibition "Ancient Rhodes - 2400 Years" is displayed in the Grand Master's Palace". It is a building of the Knights' period, the ground floor of which belonged to the 7th c. Byzantine Acropolis. In 1856 the Palace together... more info ...



MUNICIPAL GALLERY OF RHODES
The Municipal Gallery of Rhodes was inaugurated in 1962 by Andreas Ioannou, a student of modern Greek painting, who was Prefect of the Dodekanese at the time. The Gallery today houses one of the most representative and authoritative collections of 20th-century Greek painting. Most of the Greek ... more info ...



SUBTERRANEAN GRAVE COMPLEXES AT KORAKONERO
Outside the boundary of the ancient city, on the southeast side of the town of Rhodes, stretch the ancient cemeteries. One of the most important is the group of burial complexes at Korakonero, dating to late Hellenistic and Roman times. Over this period a great variety can be seen in the funerary ar... more info ...



THE HOSPICE OF ST. CATHERINE
The Hospice of St. Catherine was built in 1391-92, under grand master Heredia, by the Italian Domenico d'Allemagna, admiral of the Order of the Knights of St. John (Knights Hospitaller). The founder was an important personage, disposing of considerable means. The foundation charter of the Hospice i... more info ...



PALACE OF THE GRANDMASTER
The palace was first built by the Knights of St John of Jerusalem on the site of 7th c. Byzantine fortress. After its dereliction during the Turkish occupation , it was largely destroyed by the explosion of the powder magazine in 1856. The restoration of the palace with many alterations was carried... more info ...



CASTLE OF KRITINIA
It is a Venetian castle at a small distance from Kritinia village built on a steep rock, dominating the whole area.... more info ...



SEVEN SPRINGS
Epta piges (seven springs in Greek) lies on the way to Archipolis Village at a distance of about 3km before the church of Agios Nectarios. It is a valley flowing with clear springs and covered with enormous plane and pine trees. Here the visitor can experience the unique beauty of the interior regi... more info ...



THE VALLEY OF THE BUTTERFLIES
The Valley of the Butterflies, is a biotope unique in the world, surviving untouched in its own dimension. The Valley runs the river Pelekanos, which is fed by small, rushing waterfalls.... more info ...