Rhodes

Island in South Aegean

A large island, when in Rhodes explore the old town and palace, antiquities, and the island's exquisite beaches, all topped with a lively nightlife.

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.

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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

Grand Master Zacosta built this Knight Fortress at the port between 1464-1467. A lighthouse was later added in the 17th century.

↗ NE
< 1km

Palace of the Grand Master, Rhodes Town

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.

↓ S
< 1km

Casino «Rodos»

Housed in one of the most iconic architectural landmarks of the city, the building of the Grand Hotel of Roses 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

One of the oldest medieval towns of Europe, this place has been continuously inhabited until today. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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

Rhodes 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 on a grassy hill.
photo: Jebulon

Acropolis of Rhodes

Unfortified and located in one of the highest spots, it was an 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

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.

↓ 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

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

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

Symi

When entering its port, you will witnesses a large colorful settlement of distinctive neoclassical architecture that will get your camera hot.

↖ NW
≈ 49.9km

Lindos Rhodes

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.

↓ 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.
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