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.
Knight monument of the port erected by the Grand Master Zacosta between 1464-1467 and includes a lighthouse since the 17th century.
Gothic castle founded in the 14th century by the Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John.
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.
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.
The oldest medieval European town that is continuously inhabited during centuries and was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1988.
Rhodes Tourist Harbour
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 a monumental 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.
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.
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« Diagoras »
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 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.
By entering its port someone witnesses the largest officially-preserved colorful settlement of distinctive neoclassical architecture.
Village with impressive mansions constructed by ship captains. It is built around the city acropolis that hosts the Athena temple from the 6th BC.
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.