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 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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