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Island in South Aegean

Attractions, Sights & Things to Do on Rhodes

Mandraki Port, Rhodes

Historic island port where the “deer statues” adorn its entrance. It’s an organized marina & serves tourist day-trips to small islands & Symi.

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A picture showing the Fort of St. Nicholas, at the port of Rhodes Town.
photo: Jebulon

Fort of St. Nicholas, Rhodes Town

Knight monument of the port erected by the Grand Master Zacosta between 1464-1467 and includes a lighthouse since the 17th century.

↗ NE
< 1km

Palace of the Grand Master, Rhodes Town

« Kastello »

Gothic castle founded in the 14th century by the Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John.

↓ S
< 1km

Casino «Rodos»

It is housed in one of the most iconic architectural landmarks of the city, the building of the Grand Hotel of Roses that was erected in 1924.

↖ NW
< 1km
A part of the Port of Kolona on Rhodes island during the evening.
photo: EffiDK / CC BY-SA 4.0

Kolona Harbor, Rhodes

Close to the Medieval Town, the old island port that hosts larger yachts & links, Rhodes, with Dodecanese islands through catamaran speed ferries.

↘ SE
< 1km

Old Medieval Town of Rhodes

The oldest medieval European town that is continuously inhabited during centuries and was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988.

↓ S
< 1km
The tourist port and Schengen Gate on the island of Rhodes.
photo: Szilas

Rhodes Tourist Harbour

The Tourist Harbour of the island and the place where passenger ships depart or arrive from numerous Aegean islands and Turkey.

↘ SE
≈ 1.1km

Aquarium of Rhodes

Founded in 1935, it is a research unit and a public aquarium that offers a combination of entertainment, education, and awareness.

↖ NW
≈ 1.3km
The Acadia Harbour on the island Rhodes.
photo: npinikas / CC BY 3.0

Rhodes Acandia Harbour

The commercial port of the island but also a place that can host larger ferry-boats that connect Rhodes with the mainland, Creta, & other islands.

→ E
≈ 1.8km
Remains of the temple of Apollo at the Acropolis of Rhodes.
photo: Jebulon

Acropolis of Rhodes

Unfortified and located in one of the highest spots, it was a monumental area with sanctuaries, temples, and underground worshiping places.

↙ SW
≈ 2.1km

Marina of Rhodes

Contemporary and well-organised marina with modern infrastructure that makes it one of the safest in the Mediterranean.

↘ SE
≈ 3.2km

Rodini Park, Rhodes Town

Its creation matches the foundation of the city itself (408 BC) and consequently it is considered one of the most ancient park in the world.

↓ S
≈ 3.8km
An overview of a part of Faliraki Port on Rhodes
photo: Karelj

Port of Faliraki, Rhodes

Starting point for island sea-taxi services and day-cruises to the town of Rhodes, Lindos, the island of Symi as well as Marmaris in Turkey.

↓ S
≈ 17.9km

Rhodes International Airport

« Diagoras »

Named after the boxer of antiquity Diagoras from Rhodes, it's the 4th busiest Greek airport with more than 4/5 international passengers.

↙ SW
≈ 18.1km

Butterflies Valley Park of Rhodos

Natural habitat of a very rare species of butterfly (Panaxia Quadripunctaria) which appears in the park from mid-June to the end of September.

↙ SW
≈ 26.9km
A big ship in the port and a part of the settlement of Symi, Greece.
photo: Scintella at English Wikipedia


By entering its port someone witnesses the largest officially-preserved colorful settlement of distinctive neoclassical architecture.

← W
≈ 49.9km

Lindos Rhodes

Village with impressive mansions constructed by ship captains. It is built around the city acropolis that hosts the Athena temple from the 6th BC.

↓ S
≈ 56.6km

Kamiros Skala Port, Rhodes

It serves connection routes of smaller ferry boats to the island of Chalki through a trip that lasts approximately 45 minutes.

↙ SW
≈ 57.3km

Questions & Answers about Rhodes

Why Visit Rhodes?
  • Its well-preserved medieval town was declared as a UNESCO monument in 1988.
  • A combination of cosmopolitan, traditional, nature, & cultural experiences.
  • Great tourist infrastructure with many facilities and genuine service.