Rhodes Old Town: A journey through time

Immerse yourself in the wonders of Rhodes Old Town (or Medieval City of Rhodes), one of the most extraordinary medieval towns in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This remarkable town boasts a unique fusion of architectural styles, reflecting its rich history from Byzantine times to the Ottoman era. Stroll through the magnificent Gates and marvel at the impressive city walls, which have stood strong for centuries. Wander along the famous Street of the Knights, where you'll find yourself surrounded by various ruins that date as far back as the Hellenistic period.

Palace of the Grand Master in Rhodes: A knights' tale

Palace of the Grand Master: This awe-inspiring fortress, nestled in the heart of Rhodes Old Town, stands as a testament to the island's rich past and architectural prowess. Originally built by the Knights Hospitaller in the 14th century, the palace showcases an intricate blend of Gothic and Renaissance styles, making it a true architectural gem.

Today, the Palace of the Grand Master serves as a museum, housing a remarkable collection of artifacts that provide a glimpse into Rhodes' diverse history. 

Rhodes: Palace of the Grand Master Skip the Line Ticket

Visit the majestic building of the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes. Save time with this pre-booked ticket, and see the most important monument of the city.
  • Dive into the medieval, architectural history of Rhodes Island.
  • See one of the few examples of Gothic architecture in Greece.
  • Explore the Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights.
  • See real medieval costumes, armor and swords.
  • Dive into the legend of the Knights of Rhodes & Malta.
  • Step into the throne room and the Palace's Yard.

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!

Places of Interest

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


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

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

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