The wide variety of conquerors that passed from the island of Rhodes the previous centuries, has undoubtedly left its mark on the place. Most attractions in Rhodes are manufacturing and "covenant" of various conquerors.
The "Old Town" of Rhodes is the best preserved medieval town in Europe and Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO. An architectural marvel that cause admiration, the old town of Rhodes was a fortress and the base for the Knights . The old city walls are 4 km long and include the old town completely. It also has the largest part of a huge trench width up to 21 meters (!) - Which is green and you can walk. In the old town is the Palace of the Grand Master, shown in photo), the street of the Knights, the hospital converted into a museum, temples guild, a number of mosques, the old market and a large number of shops.
The hill of Monte Smith at the top of the city of Rhodes, which is built amphitheatrically on the lower place of the hill. Was named after the English Admiral Smith, who had set up his observatory there. The truth is that this move was extremely wise, as from Monte Smith is visibility to both the old and into the new city of Rhodes, the port, the Psaropoula, Ialysos, even the airport. At the top of the hill are the ruins of the ancient citadel of Rhodes and the south side, in a natural depression is the ancient stadium or stadium of Diagoras. The breathtaking view from Monte Smith in addition to the ancient stadium and the Acropolis hill make the point of exceptional interest that should not be missed.
The hill of Filerimos is near Ialisos on the west side of the island and has a height of 247 meters. It is recommended to come by car, unless you have a strong stamina for a long climb - which will surely reward you. Is one of the most crowed places in Rhodes as it combines nature, scenery, green, archaeological sites and religion. Do not forget to photoshoot peacocks which are all over the area and see the big Cross of Filerimos and the view from this side.
The coastal village of Lindos is on the east side of the island at a distance of 55 km from the town of Rhodes. The most popular tourist destination after the city of Rhodes, Lindos was built by the Dorians before two and a half thousand years! Nothing can prepare the visitor for the amazing sight that will face after a turn of the road when it pops up in front of the Acropolis of Lindos and magnificent, whitewashed village as low as the root of the rock. If you visit only one place outside the city of Rhodes, it has to be Lindos!
One of the landmarks of the island, a really natural beauty on the island of Rhodes definitely worth visiting: the valley of the butterflies. The verdant valley hosts millions of butterflies every summer, since the conditions and the natural environment provide the ideal conditions for mating and summer stay. A paradise for butterflies and for you as a visitor.
It is a rare habitat hosting butterfly Panaxia Quadripunctaria makes its appearance in this unique natural park in the period from mid June to mid September.
It is twenty-five km from the city of Rhodes, near the village Kalamonas. Crossed by the river Pelekanos. Following the specially arranged paths and wooden bridges between the incredible beauty vegetation, ponds with water lilies, small waterfalls and crystal clear waters, enjoys a unique natural phenomenon.
In the southern part of the island, 92 km from the city of Rhodes is the famous "Prasonisi" green island. During the summer months, the waters fall and Prasonisi is connected to the island of Rhodes. In winter the water level rises and turns again ... into an island, separated from the island of Rhodes. It is a major tourist attraction in the summer months as it is full of visitors who try windsurfing and kitesurfing.