The majestic Palace of the Grand Master or Kastello

The Palace of the Grand Master (Kastello or Palazzo) is undoubtedly an emblematic work of gothic architecture in Greece and a landmark for the medieval town of Rhodes. The building, with its imposing dimensions, dominates the highest point on the northwest side of the castle, where the Knights’ Street ends. It occupies the site of …

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Top 5 Castles of Rhodes

The castles of the island of Rhodes are a network of forts, built by the Knights of Rhodes to protect the population and resist long sieges. They succeeded in this purpose, because the Ottomans never managed to seize these castles. The Knights Hospitaller abandoned the castles after an agreement that allowed them to leave Rhodes, …

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The Ancient Acropolis of Lindos on Rhodes island

The Acropolis of Lindos is the most interesting and exciting archaeological site in Rhodes islands and it attracts over thousands of tourist each year. This iconic landmark is very difficult to access with only the stairs on the north side can get to the bottom of the ramparts of the castle which was built by …

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The History of Rhodes Island

Rhodes Island is a Greek island that can be found in the Aegean Sea and it is among the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of population and land area. The island is the capital of the islands and it is famous for its Colossus of Rhodes which is among the seven wonders of …

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