THE CITY OF RHODES
The city of Rhodes is among the most beautiful sites of the Mediterranean region. The Old Town of Rhodes is a World Heritage Site; one of the best preserved medieval fortresses of Europe and the biggest inhabited one. A lively place, full of memories, precious architecture and quaint alleys. The old harbour and neighborhood of Mandraki, is the nowadays heart of the city; a vivid place, which attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. The coast of Mandraki is the famed Elli beach; one of the best one can find in the Aegean.
Must see in Rhodes:
The Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes; a magnificent castle which preserves perfectly the aura of the island’s past. The palace, a museum today, hosts a lot of precious exhibits from all the area of Dodecanese. A place unique in Greece.
The Ancient Acropolis of Rhodes, where, among other monuments, the ancient stadium and the restored ancient odeon are located.
The Archaeological Museum, in the medieval Hospital of the Knights, which hosts the many ancient treasures of the island.
The Old Armory of the Knights, which today hosts the Folk Art Museum.
The Byzantine (11th c.) church of the Lady of the Castle.
The Aquarium of Rhodes, at the north end of Mandraki.
The Kallithea Springs; a marvelous spa of the 20’s, south of the city.