All 25 Rhodes Sightseeing
Here are all the Rhodes sightseeing that we suggest. Have a look on various attractions that you can see during your visit in Rhodes, such as churches, monasteries, museums, castles and other sights.
All sightseeing in Rhodes
Ancient Ialyssos was one of the three most powerful city-states of Rhodes till the Hellenistic times. It is located on the hill of Filerimos, south east of Rhodes Town.
Kameiros was one of the three most powerful cities of Rhodes in the ancient times. It was probably destroyed by an earthquake and it was discovered in 1929, during the Italian rule.
The Casino of Rhodes is located in the majestic Grande Albergo delle Rose boutique hotel, Rhodes Town. Entry is forbidden to visitors less than 23 years old.
This is a Venetian Castle built on a steep rock above Kritinia village. It offers great view to the Aegean Sea and the inland of Rhodes.
There are two Catholic Churches in the Old Town of Rhodes, as the island was under Italian rule till 1947: the church of Saint Francis and the church of Santa Maria della Vittoria.
The church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary has different style from the usual churches in Greece. It has a gothic architecture and the frescoes inside were painted by Fotis Kontoglou, a renowned Greek painter.
The church of the Holy Trinity is located along Knights street. It dates from the 15th century and it is one of the loveliest churches in Rhodes Town.
The Jewish Museum of Rhodes was established in 1997 to depict the culture of the Jewish community of Rhodes, which was devastated in the Second World War. The museum is housed in the Kahal Shalom Synagogue, Old Town.
The imposing Castle of Monolithos was constructed by the Venetians in the Medieval times. It stands on top of a hill and offers magnificent view of the sea. The castle is mostly ruined today but the view from the top is amazing.
About 5 km from Rhodes Town, towards the airport, there is the Museum of Honey and the Natural History of the Bee. This unique museum was created by the Beekeeing Company of Dodecanese and presents the way that honey is produced.
The Museum of Ceramic Art is located on the road between Afandou and Kolymbia, 20 km from Rhodes Town. This is an open museum that depicts the development of pottery from the old times until today. The museum is found at the yard of Artistic Village art gallery.
This is a lovely park with cypress and pine trees, a flowing nearby stream and a mini zoo. There are remains of a Hellenistic tomb and a Roman aqueduct within the limits of the park. You can get around following the narrow walkways. The park is located on the southern side of the town.
This beautiful park has many walking trails along pine and plane trees. There is also a dark tunnel there. The lake can be easily reached by a mere five minutes walk.
Since the ancient times, the water of Kallithea was known for the beneficial qualities. In 1927, the Italians inaugurated the spring facilities and built an impressive monument. After many years of decadence, the springs opened again in 2007.
The Palace of Grand Master is located at the end of Knights Street. This is one of the best preserved castles of the Mediterranean and the symbol of the island. It was constructed by the Knights of Saint John in the Medieval times and was reconstructed in the early 20th century.
The Acropolis of Lidnos is overlooking the picturesque village and dates from the Hellenistic period. Part of it was restored by the Knights. The area is one of the most popular in Rhodes and has gorgeous beaches to swim.
This monastery was constructed on the hill of Filerimos, close to the site of Ancient Ialyssos. It was built by the Knights of Saint John in the Medieval times and it was reconstructed in the early 20th century.
The Acropolis of Rhodes is located on the hill of Monte Smith, west side of Rhodes Town. The ancient town was built amphitheatrically on three levels. They date from the Hellenistic times and includes a stadium, gymnasium, theatre and temples.
The Aquarium of Rhodes is found close to the centre of the city. It is a research centre for the animals that live in the Meditarranean Sea. It is located on the northernmost spot of the island.
The Archaeological Museum of Rhodes is housed in the Hospital of the Kings, one of the most important Medieval buildings. It consists of a large interior courtyard surrounded by a two-storey colonnade. The museums displays a rich and very interesting collection from the Hellenistic period to the Early Christian times.
The Museum of Modern Art includes works of contemporary Greek and foreign painters who live permanently on Rhodes. It is housed in Medieval Town, Sokratous st 179.
The Municipal Art Gallery of Rhodes is located in the Medieval City, in a beautiful building on Simi Square. It houses a rich, interesting and beautiful collection of the most representative Greek painters of the 20th century (Fassianos, Maleas, Theophilos, Moralis and others).
The green valley full of plane trees and of cool running water flowing creates a pure paradise. This valley is a reproduction spot for butterflies and visitors are asked not to make noise and bother them.
The Waterpark of Faliraki is located right on the beach of this crowded tourist resort. Open from May till October, the park is well equipped with all the amenities and games.
The monastery of Panagia Tsambika is among the most famous on the island. It stands on a hill above Tsambika beach and its icon is considered miracle-working.
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