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Archaeological Museum of Rhodes

Archaeological Museum of Rhodes

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Located at the center of the Medieval Town, right by the famous Street of the Knights, the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes exhibits very important collections of findings that highly regarded museums like Le Louvre, are particularly keen to host periodically. Don't let the understated appearance of the building of the ...


The Acropolis of Rhodes

The Acropolis of Rhodes

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Positioned on the western edge of the city, on the top of the hill of Ayios Stefanos, the Acropolis of Rhodes and its imposing Temple of Apollo, dominates the views. Unlike most of the ancient acropoleis it was not fortified. It consisted of a monumental zone with Sanctuaries, large temples, ...


Ancient Kamiros

Ancient Kamiros

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The district of Kamiros (Κάμειρος, Kameiros or Camirus in Latin) stretches along the northwest coast of the island close to Cape Ayios Minas (ancient Mylantion) in the foothills of Mt Akramytis. It is one one of the three Rhodian cities (together with Lindos and Ialysos) mentioned by Homer. In prehistoric ...


Restorations during the Italian occupation

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The Italians landed on the island of Rhodes in May 1912, with the intention of establishing themselves permanently in the area. However, after the end of the WW II, they were obliged to surrendered their possessions in the Dodecanese to the Greek state. During the years of the occupation using ...


Acropolis of Lindos restoration progress

Aug 24th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

The final touches on one of its most popular tourist attractions on the island of Lindos: the Temple of the Lindian Athena. Greek archeologists are repairing the ham-fisted techniques used by Italians in the 1930s. Reconstructing Lindos.


Archeological sites on Rhodes

Archeological sites on Rhodes

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Like almost every part of Greece, the island has a number of important archeological sites, evidence of a history of over three thousand years. Excavations bring every year to the light new foundings. It is common in Greece for a church or an important building to be situated over the ...


The Palace of the Grand Masters in top

Jul 14th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to statistics published by the Ministry of Culture, the Palace of the Grand Masters in Rhodes ranked 3rd in visitors amongst the Greek Museums during 2007. The most visited museum is the National Archeological Museum of Athens while second ranks the Archeological Museum of Olympia.


New discoveries in the port of Rhodes

Apr 23rd, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

Greek divers and archaeologists discovered the remains of three medieval ships with 4,000 golden coins and jewellery on the bottom of the Aegean Sea, near the port of Rhodes. Analysis of the wood suggests one ship was built in the 13th century.