Colossus of Rhodes

Prenota un hotel a Rodi Colossus of Rhodes The famous Colossus of Rhodes (305 BC), one of the Seven Wonders of the World, was a statue of Helios, the God of the sun, in cast bronze and silver: it was...

Hamam (Turkish bath) in Rhodes

The Turkish baths were built by Mustapha Pasha in 1765. For decades it was an important spot of relaxation for the eastern nobility while now they are used by Greeks, tourists and the Turkish minorit...

Rejep Pasha Mosque in Rhodes

Built in 1588, is the most extraordinary of the 14 or more mosques of the old city. It contains the tomb of Pasha and presents an imposing dome, a fountain and delicate minarets. The small Byzantine ...
Moschea di Solimano il Magnifico

Mosque of Suleiman the Magnificent in Rhodes

The pink mosque was built in 1522 to commemorate the victory of the Sultan on the Knights. Rebuilt in 1808, it remains one of the main places of the city. Its superb but unsafe minaret was removed in...

Grand Master’s Palace in Rhodes

A fortress within a fortress, this was the residence of the 19 Grand Masters of the Knights’ Order but also shelter for the population in times of danger. Built in the fourteenth century, it has surv...

The Ancient City of Rhodes

Rhodes has been inhabited for over 2400 years. The old city was built in 408 BC. The medieval part of the city is the city of the Knights of St. John, who became the Knights of Rhodes when they fled ...

Climate and Weather in Rhodes

The island of Rhodes enjoys a mild climate with sufficient rainfall to ensure flourishing vegetation, especially inland. Actually there are only two seasons: spring and summer. After November, when t...

Getting around Rhodes

Rhodes is not such a big island and it is quite easy and convenient to travel by bus or with a rented car or motorcycle. It is possible to stay for the entire period in a single location, particularl...

The Beaches of Rhodes

With its crystal clear water and beautiful beaches, the island of Rhodes is fitting for all travellers who love the sea. The variety of its beaches makes it possible to satisfy every taste, and every...

Monolithos – Rhodes

The only recommended beaches on the west coast, the most exposed to waves, are the sandy coves that are located 5 km from the castle of Monolithos. Frequented by naturists, these inlets are rich lime...