Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of land area and also the island group’s historical capital.


According to an ancient legend of a magnificent flower-covered island rose from the depths of the sea. Rhodes was a gift from Zeus, Helios – the sun-god. Since then, Bright became the patron god of Rhodes. In honor of him erected statues of the most famous of which – the Colossus of Rhodes – one of the wonders of the world.

Historically, Rhodes was famous worldwide for the Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The Medieval Old Town of the City of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site. Today, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe.

During tours to Greece and visit Rhodes can see many unique attractions. The ruins of the temple of Zeus, Apollo and Athena, the stadium where the ancient Olympic Games were held, the ancient amphitheater, the Palace of the Grand Masters, Knights Hospital, Acropolis of Lindos, and Camiri … This is not a complete list of places that you can visit during the tour to Rhodes.

In the 1st century AD, the Emperor Tiberius spent a brief term of exile on Rhodes. Saint Paul brought Christianity to people on the island. Rhodes reached her zenith in the 3rd century.


Hotels Rhodes, as well as other Greek hotels are classified letters – from A to G, where A corresponds to a 3-4 * hotel. The category includes De Luxe Hotels 4-5 *. Rhodes hotels have beautiful grounds, but the numbers received less attention. In particular, it may be a smaller range of toiletries, etc.

Historical sites on the island of Rhodes include the Acropolis of Lindos, the Acropolis of Rhodes with the Temple of Pythian Apollo and an ancient theatre and stadium, ancient Ialysos, ancient Kamiros, the Governor’s Palace, Rhodes Old Town (walled medieval city), the Palace of the Grand Masters, Kahal Shalom Synagogue in the Jewish Quarter, the Archeological Museum, the ruins of the castle of Monolithos, the castle of Kritinia, St. Catherine Hospice and Rhodes Footbridge.

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