Churches in Rhodes
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.
Built sometime during the rule of the Grand Master Villeneuve (1319-1346), the construction was later, during the Knights era, to be endowed with six chapels and some seven vaulted tombs.
The church of the Holy Trinity is located on Knights street. It dates from the 15th century and it is one of the loveliest churches in Rhodes Town.
The church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary has a 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 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.
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.
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