Culture of Rodos. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Simi island, near Rhodes The island of Rhodes is of great interest for touring and excursions fans as well as for historical sites exploration admirers. One of the main symbols of the scenic island is still the Acropolis of Rhodes being a genuine trove of antique objects of interest. During an excursion to the Acropolis tourists will get a chance to observe ruins of antique temples, theaters and other ancient constructions aged thousands years old. Some of the constructions were partially renovated among which tourists will discover the Temple of Pythian of Apollo and a stadium which is an established place for holding of various engaging theatrical performances.
The island of Rhodes will turn to a perfect place for a family vacation. Visiting the island will turn of great pleasure to active leisure enthusiasts. Apart from scenic beaches and … Open
A major part of historical buildings and constructions are concentrated in the so called Old Town. The Mosque of Suleiman is a remarkable landmark of the city. Its construction was started in the 16th century. Today the mosque symbolizes a victory of Turkish people over the Knights Hospitaller. This majestic religious construction is one of the largest in its kind on the territory of the island. Today the mosque is under a scale reconstruction. Next to the mosque tourists will find an ancient Turkish market place which is among the most remarkable landmarks of the island.
The Palace of the Grand Master is an architectural landmark of an earlier period. The palace was built in the 14th century. The majestic palace is a landmark of global scale. In the 19th century the palace was badly damaged with a powerful earthquake. Genuine masters have restored the construction. Today the palace is open for public. Curious tourists can not only enjoy its outer glory but also walk along its beautiful halls exploring inner design and arrangement of the palace. The halls are restored and filled with atmosphere of the bygone centuries. The palace keeps a unique collection of antique furniture, weapons and objects of art. Copyright
1. The island of Rhodes features a well developed bus service. By public transport tourists will easily get to any part of the resort or to any landmark and sight of the island. The central … Open
A majestic building of the 15th century hosts the Rhodes Archaeological Museum. Its scale collection encompasses household items, ceramics, ancient statues and various objects of art. A part of the collection of the museum was discovered during the scale Rhodes dig meanwhile another part was brought to the museum from other islands of Greece. Genuine pictorial art connoisseurs will love to visit the Modern Greek Art Museum. It offers a rich collection of pictures, engravings and photos by local artists. One of the museum halls keeps an exciting collection of statues.
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Iconic cultural sights of Greece

In Thessaloniki, it's worth to look into the archaeological museum, which houses pre-historic artifacts and a large number of antiquities, including the golden head and the shield of the Medusa Gorgona. The museum dedicated to ancient Greek, Byzantine and post-Byzantine musical instruments has 200 different items that have been used for the last 4 thousand years. In the museum of Byzantine art, tourists can recreate a complete picture of the great state. Numerous Thessalonikan monuments of early Christian and Byzantine history are in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The Arc de Triomphe of Galerius, the Basilica of Saint Dimitrios of the 3rd century, and the Church of Saint Sophia of the 7th century are among them. There is an acropolis in Thessaloniki with the remains of the ancient Greek temples. … Open

What to visit during two-day excursion in Rodos

The Palace Of The Grand Master
Telephone: +30 22410 23359;
Valley Of The Butterflies
Telephone: +30 22410 81801 + 30 22410 26300; More info: The valley is located 26 km away from the town centre. about 40 euros by taxi. bus 3 - 4 euros.;
Tickets: 4 euros; More info: Take the bus from nea agora in mandraki.;
Tickets: 1.70 euros; More info: Take the bus from nea agora in mandraki.;
Where: G. Papanikolaou Str. 4, Rodos; Telephone: +30 22410 97500;
Mandraki Harbour - Colossus Of Rhodes
Reference information
Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Rodos
♥   Palace 'Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes' , 31.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all art museums
Art galleries in Rodos and around
♥   Art museum 'Archaeological Museum of Rhodes' Rhodes, 31.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Excursions over cultural sights of neighbours of Rodos

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