Experience authentic Greek history when you plan a trip to Rhodes Island on the Aegean Sea.
The Tower of the Angels near the Liberty Gate is a must see landmark in the Old Town of Rhodes.
The famous landmark, the Temple of Apollo, can be found on the Acropolis of Rhodes which is not too far away from the Old Town of Rhodes Island.
The Central Public Library of Rhodes is actually found in the ancient building, the Castellania, which was originally used as a commercial center.
The Archaeological Museum in Rhodes is a must see attraction as it houses ancient artefacts from prehistoric times to the ancient Greek and Roman Empires!
The Palace of the Grand Masters at the end of the Ippoton St (Knights Street) was built in the 7th century during Byzantine times!
In the 14th century, the Knights of St. John invaded the city of Rhodes and started building fortifications around the city for protection.
Although the cobbled streets inside the old town are meant only for pedestrians to walk, you will find the occasional car or bike traveling through the narrow streets!
The Temple of Aphrodite as well as the old castle fortress are situated in the Unesco World Heritage Site that is The Old Town of Rhodes!
It would be a fun experience to get lost exploring the nameless streets of Rhodes Old Town while you are visiting Rodos Island!
It is interesting how there are inhabitants who actually still live in the medieval old town of Rhodes Island!
The Rhodes Island is one of the largest islands in Greece on the Eastern Aegean Sea. It also is home to one of the most famous Seven Wonders of the World, the Colossus of Rhodes!