Attractions & Things to Do in 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.
Grand Master Zacosta built this Knight Fortress at the port between 1464-1467. A lighthouse was later added in the 17th century.
The Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John built this massive Gothic castle in the 14th century. The Ottomans sieged it in 1522.
Housed in one of the most iconic architectural landmarks of the city, the building of the Grand Hotel of Roses was erected in 1924.
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.
One of the oldest medieval towns of Europe, this place has been continuously inhabited until today. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The Tourist Harbour of the island and the place where passenger ships depart or arrive from numerous Aegean islands and Turkey.
Founded in 1935, it is a research unit and a public aquarium that offers a combination of entertainment, education, and awareness.
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.
Acropolis of Rhodes
Unfortified and located in one of the highest spots, it was an area with sanctuaries, temples, and underground worshiping places.
Marina of Rhodes
Contemporary and well-organised marina with modern infrastructure that makes it one of the safest in the Mediterranean.
This park was founded together with the city itself in 408 BC. Could this be the most ancient park in the world? Probably it is.
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.
Rhodes International Airport
Named after the boxer of antiquity Diagoras from Rhodes. It's the 4th busiest Greek airport with more than 4/5 international passengers.
Butterflies Valley Park
Natural habitat of a very rare species of butterfly (Panaxia Quadripunctaria) which appears in the park from mid-June to the end of September.
When entering its port, you will witnesses a large colorful settlement of distinctive neoclassical architecture that will get your camera hot.
Built around an Acropolis that hosts a temple to Athena dated in the 6th BC, this village also has impressive mansions constructed by ship captains.
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.