Old & New City of Rhodes

Old & New City of Rhodes
Old & New City of Rhodes
Old & New City of Rhodes
Old & New City of Rhodes
Old & New City of Rhodes

The top attraction of the island is the old medieval town of Rhodes. Starting from the port or any of the surrounding areas, pass one of the nine gates that stand proudly and “travel” to another era full of legends, myths and stories.

A city protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage site built by the Order of the Knights, old town of Rhodes takes you to another era. Walk the Street of the Knights, Sokratous street with the shops or follow any street of the old town that leads to a landmark, such as the Palace of the Grand Master or the Baths. The old town of Rhodes looks like it came out of a fairy tale with knights and princesses that you think that still live behind the wooden doors and windows of Rhodes Old Town. Today the old town of Rhodes is all alive. Filled with restaurants, cafes, bars and shops combine the genuine architecture of the past with today’s way of living. It is certain that only one walk is not enough.

The new city of Rhodes is the administrative and commercial center of the Dodecanese Islands. Mandraki are is dominated by Italian architecture buildings espousing the east with the west, including the Governor, the Casino of Rhodes that with the deer at the entrance of the old harbor create a unique atmosphere. While the ruins of the ancient city on the hill of Monte Smith reminiscent the timeless presence and importance of Rhodes in the history.