Rhodes island - Rodos Dodecanese Greece

colossus of rhodes island

Colossus Of Rhodes

Colossus history: The island of Rhodes was an important economic center in the ancient world. It is located off the southwestern tip of Asia Minor where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean. The capitol city, also named Rodos, was built in 408 B.C. and was designed to take advantage of the … [Read more...]

rhodes island sightseeings

Rhodes Sightseeings

RHODES AQUARIUM: The building of the Hydrobiological Station of Rhodos was built during the period 1934-36. In 1937, under Italian rule, it operated as the Reale Istituto di Ricerce Biologiche di Rodi, until 1945, when, after the union of the Dodecanese with Greece, it was renamed "Hellenic … [Read more...]

rhodes island town center

Rhodes Town Center

The beautiful town of Rhodes (New Town), the capital town of the island and of the Dodecanese Prefecture, is situated at the northern end of the island. It is not only the wonderful monuments, the nice beaches and the excellent buildings that attract the visitor, everything here is very well … [Read more...]

rhodes island medieval (old) town

Rhodes Medieval Old Town

The medieval town of Rhodes (Old Town), is surrounded and defined by big walls which used to protect it and which actually are preserved in very good condition. The walls have a length of some 5 kilometers in total and the fortress is completed with moats, towers and other constructions. The … [Read more...]

rhodes island museums and art galleries

Rhodes Museums and Art Galleries

The museums in Rhodes Town and Old Town: The Municipal Art Gallery of Rhodes Exhibition in the Palace of the Grand Master The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes Aquarium / Hydrobiological Station Modern Art Museum / Palaio Sissitio The Jewish Museum New Art Gallery / … [Read more...]

rhodes island history

History of Rhodes

History: The island of Rhodes is located at the crossroads of two major sea routes of the Mediterranean between the Aegean Sea and the coast of the Middle East, as well as Cyprus and Egypt. The meeting point of three continents, it has known many civilizations. Throughout its long history the … [Read more...]

rhodes island nightlife

Rhodes Nightlife

The island of Rhodes is famous for its nightlife because it is a very cosmopolitan place and has every thing to offer in terms of entertainment. Sophisticated clubs, bars, casino and huge nightclubs are open all night long, ready to provide the visitor with every thing he needs to enjoy an intense … [Read more...]

rhodes island beaches

Rhodes Beaches

Most beaches on Rhodes island have been awarded the European Union blue flag - an environmental award for clean beaches and crystal clear waters and they are world famous THE POPULAR BEACHES IN RHODES ISLAND: FALIRAKI BEACH: More than 5 kilometers wide,Faliraki is the most popular and the … [Read more...]

rhodes island monasteries and churches

Rhodes Monasteries

Monasteries in Rhodes island, Greece Paramythia Monastery - Afandou village Tsambika Monastery - Archaggelos village Skiadi Monastery - Messanagros village Ipseni Monastery - Lardos village Thari Monastery - Laerma village Pantanassis Monastery - Soroni village Kalopetra … [Read more...]

rhodes marina – mandraki port

New Marina Rhodes Mandraki Port

Rhodes marina is located at the island of Rhodes next to the island’s Central Port and only 14 km away from the Rhodes International Airport. Rhodes is the largest of the Dodecanese islands at the Aegean Sea, one of the best sailing & cruising areas in Europe and has been rated among the top ten … [Read more...]

rhodes island market

Rhodes Market

Shops Market in Rhodes island: Rhodes is a paradise for shopping lovers! There is plethora of shops in the New City of Rhodes and in the Medieval Town. Perhaps there is no other place in the world the size of Rhodes that can compete with it for the variety and range of products to satisfy … [Read more...]

rhodes island maps

Rhodes Island Map

See the best maps of Rhodes Island to help you find what you want and exploring the island easily. Rhodes Island Map Rhodes New Town Map Rhodes Medieval (Old) Town Map Google Map: … [Read more...]

rhodes island weather

Weather In Rhodes

Rhodes island weather: The climate of Rhodes is a mild Mediterranean climate characterised by sunny and dry summers and mild winters. Refreshing breezes and winds are blowing during the months of July and August, making the temperatures more bearable. As an island, Rhodes has a quite humid … [Read more...]

rhodes island information

Rhodes Information

Rhodes (Rhodos or Rodos in Greek), lies between Crete and the near East in the Aegean ocean. Rhodes is famous as the island of sun, sea and sand, the ideal place for vacations. It is the third largest Greek island, the biggest of the Dodecanese islands, and officially, the sunniest place in the … [Read more...]