If you’re planning on visiting or you’re already on the island there some things to do in Rhodes and places of great historical importance that you should see.
Starting from the center of the city, walk through the small alleys of the Old Town and move towards the Palace of the Grand Master. Take a walk through the palace rooms where you’ll be transported in a different era of royalty.
Once you’ve seen the Palace, there is a pebbled street called ‘the Street of the Knights’. There are located all seven inns of the knights. Each inn has a flag on top that represents the country the knights came from during the medieval ages. All inns are still functioning and are used to host cultural events.
At the end of the road and on the right side there is the Archaeological Museum. In the past it was used to be the Knight’s Hospital. There you can see an actual ward where the wounded knights where treated.
One of the places to visit in Rhodes is the small Harbour of Mandraki. It works as a marina for boats that offer a variety of activities. The entrance of the Harbour has two columns on which are a stag and a doe. According to legend, this is where once the Colossus of Rhodes (one of the Seven Wonders) used to be. Colossus, symbolized the sun God, Helios.
On the other side, is the fort of St. Nicholas that was protecting the city from the attackers.
According to history, the longed-for island of Rhodes, also known as the “Emerald Island”, with its beautiful green vegetation, was the diamond of the Aegean, a trophy that many peoples sought to conquer.
Feel the historical magic of this Medieval city, coming to life as taking shape and drift yourself into the journey of time with a visit to the thrilling ‘Throne Of Helios’, where you will live the unique 9D view experience through the exciting effects, smoke, vibrations, wind and fire, during the movie that will totally blow your mind! Enjoy intense moments of action, watching the battles of Rhodes, in an interactive way, lifting your senses like never!
There is variety of films for every preference, with ‘Rhodes Race’ and ‘The Sun Throne‘ most popular of them, lasting 20 minutes and are ideal choices for both adults and children, who want to combine entertainment with history!
Rhodes island will offer an extraordinary experience and unique memorable moments to each and every one of you!