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Rhodes Sightseeing

Nature - Natural Sightseeing
Mandraki
The marine at the port of the ancient city of Rhodes , actually known to every body as Mandraki , has a muddy seabed of a depth of 4 to 8 meters . It is used for mooring of yachts and boats and has a capacity of berthing up to 120 to 150 vessels. more...

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Spas at Kalithea
The complex of buildings at the spa of Kallithea has been designed by the well known Italian architect Pietro Lombardi and was constructed in 1929, under the commands of the Italian administrator of the Dodecanese. more...

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Rodini
Situated within the urban area of the town of Rhodes, Rodini is a small valley, with rich wild vegetation, thanks to the abundant current waters. The place is full of huge perennial plane trees, oleanders, willows, several species of bushes, smaller trees and other plants, which make an ideal environment for a variety of micro-fauna. more...

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The Aquarium of the town of Rhodes
The Aquarium of the town of Rhodes or Hydrobiological Station of Rhodes is situated at the very northern edge of the town of Rhodes and of the island, very close to Mandraki. It was constructed during the Italian domination of the island, in the years 1934-1936. more...

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The Valley of the Butterflies
The Valley of the butterflies is found close to the village of Theologos, at a distance of 23 kilometers southeastern to the town of Rhodes, near the Monastery of Kalopetra. The river Pelekanos flows through the valley. more...

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Medieval and Modern Monuments
The Palace of the Grand Master
The most important monument of the town is the Palace of the Grand Master, the governor of the town and of the island during the medieval times. The palace had been built as early as the 7th century, during the Byzantine period and served as the acropolis of the Byzantine castle. more...

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Amaranteios School of Rhodes
The Amaranteios School of Rhodes is a stone building of neoclassic style, tile-roofed. It is comprised of a ground floor and a basement. It has a big main entrance in the middle of the façade, in a large recess framed by four columns. more...

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The National Theatre of Rhodes
The National Theater of Rhodes is situated at the central, Town Hall square of the town of Rhodes and is an impressive sample of the so-called “fascist” architectural style, with influence of the so-called “international style”. more...

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The "Aktaion" pastry shop at Mandraki
The building, where “Aktaion”, the well known pastry shop of the town of Rhodes, is lodged, has been built in 1925, in the early years of the Italian domination. It is a two-storey building with a small attic at the second floor. more...

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Hotel Complex Elaphos and Elaphina at Profetes Elias
“Elaphos” (deer) and “Elaphina” (doe) are two beautiful statues, decorating the mouth of the port of the town of Rhodes. There are the characteristic element of the town and possibly are found at the same place where, in the Hellenistic period, had been erected the statue of the Colossus. It is after the twin statues that has been named the complex of hotels situated at the mountainside of Profetes Elias Mountain. more...

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The Hotel of the Roses (“Hotel des Roses”)
The Hotel of the Roses (“Hotel des Roses”), constructed during the period of the Italian domination within the town of Rhodes, is an impressive building with several interesting architectural features and of great architectural value. more...

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The Hospice of Agia Aikaterini (St. Catherine)
The Hospice of Agia Aikaterini, situated within the medieval town of Rhodes, was built in 1391-1392 under grand master Heredia, by the Italian Domenico d'Allemagna, admiral of the Order of the Knights of St. John (Knights Hospitaller), an eminent and rich member of the local aristocracy of the period. more...

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Ioannis Konstantakis’ House at Embonas
The house of Ioannis Konstantakis, situated in the scenic village of Emponas, is a small village house, with a very simple, but also plastic design of the volumes. more...

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The Post Office of the town of Rhodes
The building of the Post Office of the town of Rhodes was built in mid 1920s’, during the first years of the Italian domination, on the purpose to house the Italian Post Services of Rhodes (Palazzo delle Poste). more...

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Archaeological sites
The acropolis of the ancient town of Rhodes
The acropolis of the ancient town of Rhodes was not established at a fortified site; on the contrary, it was rather a zone of monuments: nice temples, great sanctuaries, important public buildings and underground ritual places. more...

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Ancient Ialyssos
Ialyssia, the region where it was situated the ancient city of Ialyssos, is in fact all the northern part of the island. Remains of a Minoan settlement have been found close to the village of Trianda, while Mycenaean cemeteries, dated in 1700-1400 b.C., have been detected on the hills of Makria and Moschou Vounara, around the settlement.
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Kamiros
The archaeological site of the ancient city of Kamiros, is situated at the Northwestern coast of the island, at a distance of 43 kilometers Southwestern to the town of Rhodes and one kilometer far from the coastal road and the coast of the cape of Aghios Minas, which in antiquity was called Mylantion cape. The site is found upon a hill, at the foot of mountain Akramytis. more...

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The Archaeological Site of Lindos (outside and around the Acropolis)
The ancient city of Lindos was situated outside and around the Acropolis, which was found at the top of a hill, overlooking the area. The ruins of the ancient city are quite extended and reach the modern town of Lindos. The site is found at a distance of 46 kilometers southern to the town of Rhodes. more...

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The acropolis of Lindos
According to the myths, the acropolis of ancient Lindos is the birth place of the cult of a pre-hellenic deity, which later on became Athena Lindia (Minerva). However, so far, the tradition has not been confirmed by archaeological evidence. Only sporadic finds have been brought to light from prehistoric times and from the Mycenaean period. more...

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Museums and Galleries
The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes
The Archaeological Museum of the town of Rhodes is situated within the medieval town and it is housed in the medieval building that used to be the Hospital of the Knights. The construction of this old building started in 1440, under the Grand Master De Lastic and was accomplished only some 50 years later, in 1489, by the Grand Master D’ Aubusson. more...

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Municipal Gallery of Rhodes or Museum of Modern Greek Art of the Municipality of Rhodes
The Municipal Gallery of Rhodes is housed in a nice building situated at Symi square, just at the entrance of the medieval town. It has been established in 1962 by Andreas Ioannou, an eminent scholar of Modern Greek Painting, who was then prefect of the Prefecture of Dodecanese. more...

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Museum of Natural History of Rhodes
Within the area of the Valley of the Butterflies, there is also the Museum of Natural History, established by the local Municipality. The Museum is housed in a nicely restored and renovated Italian house of the 1930s’ and completes the tour of the valley with the part of information and education about the fauna and the flora of this excellent biotope. more...

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Museum of Apiculture and of Natural History of the Bee
The Museum of Apiculture and of Natural History of the Bee is a new museum, founded in Rhodes by the Apiculture Association of the Dodecanese. It aims at informing its visitors and the public in general, about the nature, the products and the life of this precious insect that is the bee. more...

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