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 25, 2022

Opening the Doors of a Castle: The Palace of the Grand Masters of Rhodes

Palace of the Grand Masters of Rhodes. Little are the chances to visit an original medieval castle, where Knights were living!
May 19, 2022

Rhodes Old Town’s Free Parking and Free Transfer Routes in the Medieval City

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.

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

May 19, 2022

Rhodes Old Town’s Free Parking and Free Transfer Routes in the Medieval City

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 13, 2021

Archaeological Museum of Rhodes

An immersive experience about ancient Greece's history through artifacts such as coins, weapons, and life-sized statues!
August 13, 2021

8 Wonders of the Old Town: The Bastions and Towers

The Bastions and Towers are a series of defensive buildings and fortifications that were built in the 14th century to defend the Old Town.
August 18, 2021

Suleymaniye Mosque or the Mosque of Suleiman: Ottoman Conquest

The Mosque of Suleiman is one of the most prominent landmarks in Rhodes, and remains a popular site for tourists. Although it has been closed to visitors pending restoration work since 2014, you can still enjoy its design from the street outside. The mosque sits conveniently on top of an old Turkish bazaar.
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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    Guides

    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