Rhodes

Island in South Aegean
Also called:
  • Ródos EL
  • Rhodos DE
  • Rodi IT
  • Rodas ES
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.

Attractions, sights & Things to Do on Rhodes

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Casino «Rodos»

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

Aquarium of Rhodes

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

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.

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

Symi

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

Lindos Rhodes

Traditional village with impressive mansions owned by ship captains, build around the city acropolis hosting the Athena temple from the 6ht BC.