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Filerimos Distance from Rhodes City: 8Km Add your review about Filerimos Filerimos is situated near the village of Trianta, standing on the very site where the Doric city of Ialyssos once flourished. When the Dorians arrived around 1100 BC, Ialysos became member of the alliance known as the Dorian Hexapolis. Archaeologists came across the necropolis of ancient Ialisos between Trianta and Filerimos. In 1876 excavations, brought to light Mycenaean...

Medieval City

The earlier Byzantine city was extended and fortified by the Knights of Saint John in the 14th and 15th centuries, thus creating the medieval city of Rodos as we see it today. The Old Town, as the locals call it, is considered today as one of the best preserved fortified medieval towns and it is included in UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. There are six main entrances to the medieval town and a series of smaller ones. The main gates are:...

Acropolis of Lindos

According to myth, the cult of Athena Lindia was pre-Hellenic, although this is not borne out by the sporadic excavation finds. The history of the sanctuary begins in the Geometric period (9th c. BC). In the Archaoc period the tyrant of Lindos, Kleoboulos, revived the cult and built a temple, probably on the site of an earlier one. The Archaic temple had the same Doric tetrastyle amphiprostyle plan as the subsequent one. The sanctuary was...

Ancient Kamiros

On the north-western shore of Rodos, close To the promontory of Agios Minas (the Ancient Mylantio) lies the third of The island's ancient cities - Kamiros. Kamiros was one of the three large Doric cities of the island, which united with Ialyssos and Lindos in the 5th century B.C. to create the powerful city - state of Rodos. Although it was established by the Dorians, it seems like the first inhabitants of the area must have been Achaeans, as...

Acropolis of Rodos

Acropolis of Rodos: In the past the Acropolis of Rodos overlooked the western part of the city. It was not Unlike most other ancient acropolis, this one wasn't fortified. The Acropolis of Rodos was replete with Sanctuaries, huge temple premises and public buildings. The buildings were strategically built on precipitous terraces that were ably supported by impregnable walls. The Acropolis of Rhodes is one of the finest specimens of Hellenic style...

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