Here is our section with things to see and do in Town Rhodes. Discover 13 interesting sightseeing in Town, with detailed description, exact location on Google map, photos and reviews from visitors. You can also view more sightseeing in other locations 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.
Best Hills And Parks
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.
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 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 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 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 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 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.
The Great Hammam is one of the few remaining Turkish baths in the Medieval Town of Rhodes, built in the 14th century during the Ottoman occupation of the island. This hammam is also known as the Baths of Souleiman, Mustafa Baths and Yeni Hammam (New Baths).
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