Old Town of Rhodes

We welcome you to the Old Town of Rhodes. This Medieval City is the birthplace of the city. The Knights of St John built their first settlement around a small port and expanded it in the 13th century. Today, visitors experience this unique atmosphere with narrow lanes, impressive towers and fortifications, as well as many historic buildings such as Byzantine churches and fountains from the Renaissance- information that you can easily access through this website.

The Old Town of Rhodes has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and it is visited by thousands of travelers every year. The Old Town of Rhodes extends along a narrow strip in the western part of the island, between the sea and the port. Safe, Stable and Sexy for hundred of years, the Medieval City is undeniably the no1 place to visit when in Rhodes whith lots of things to do and experiences to be gained!

We encourage you, to visit the Old Town of Rhodes and try to wonder untill you feel lost around the alleys of this magnificent place. After all...not all those who wonder are lost!

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A unique interactive experience with animals starts from here! Play, feed or take a selfie with ostriches, llamas, kangaroos, ponies, deers, camels and many many more!If you like being with animals Farma of Rhodes is totally one of the best things to do while in Rhodes!

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About Municipality of Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes welcomes you with open arms. We are hospitable, well-traveled people and love to share our culture with visitors. Explore this beautiful corner of Europe and discover the rich history that surrounds everything! This ancient city is known as "Rhodes, The Island Of Knights" for its illustrious past; it's also famous for hosting fantastic culinary experiences, vibrant nightlife along with warmhearted locals who enjoy greeting newcomers like old friends - all under our unique sun where hospitality reigns supreme.

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History

The oldest inhabited medieval city in Europe. A thrill beyond.

Explore the curated information about the history of Rhodes Old Town

August 19, 2021

Castle of Monolithos: The Rock That Hides a Fort

The castle of Monolithos is a must see destination for every traveler, built on the foundations of another older fortress and situated 236 meters high in an amazingly tough natural terrain. The construction was even more challenging ...
August 18, 2021

The church of Agia Triada (Holy Trinity)

Either you are out for sightseeing all the churches and temples of the old town, or you are just walking around the Evreon Martyron Square, visiting this church will travel you back to 15th century.

Rhodes Old Town can be accessed also by bicycles! Find a wide range of bicycles at the link below!

Old Town of Rhodes, is a place surrounded by a medieval mixture of history and mystery

Places

Over 30 unique places, unlimited tales, enhanced memories Time travel in the alleys of Rhodes Old Town

August 18, 2021

The church of Agia Triada (Holy Trinity)

Either you are out for sightseeing all the churches and temples of the old town, or you are just walking around the Evreon Martyron Square, visiting this church will travel you back to 15th century.
August 17, 2021

Memories from the Old City: Nikos 23 years old

it's not that surprising considering how much old Town Rhodes has achieved over recent years. It was first designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988 and later an European Union Special area of Conservation (SAC). It's even been featured i
August 13, 2021

The Lady of the Castle Church

What’s inside? Is there an altar, a throne, secret rooms and passageways, or just piles of bricks left behind and forgotten by time and people?
Memories of the Old Town

Old Town Memory #1

Melinda 12 years old


Old Town Memory #2

Nikos, 23 years old

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    Thematic Do-It-Your Own Explorations of the Medieval City at no cost!

    News and Happenings

    All the essential happenings and events of Old Town

    August 28, 2021

    International Theater Festival of Rhodes!

    On Sunday, August 29, the big celebration of theater begins on the island of Rhodes with the 2nd International Rhodes Theater Festival QuintaTheatreFest hosting theater groups from around the world with proposals in various types of theater.
    August 24, 2021

    Jazz Festival: International Artists, Beautiful Landscapes

    Rhodes International Jazz Festival An international jazz festival at a stunning location inside the medieval castle of the island of Rhodes.The Festival has hosted important Greek and […]
     

    Medieval City of Rhodes, a journey where the past meets the present under the blue sky

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