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Elafos and Elafina Hotel

Elafos and Elafina Hotel

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For those who would prefer the mountain to the shore there is the recently renovated hotel is located at the top Mt. Profitis Elias, near a small Byzantine Monastery with the same name. Surrounded by a large cedars, pine and cypresses forrest of a unique beauty, the complex is mainly ...


Kalithea Springs

Kalithea Springs

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Since the antiquity the area of Kalithea (Καλλιθέα) was known for its thermal, therapeutic springs. In 1927, under the administration of Mario Lago, a systematic study of the waters was initiated headed by Gustavo Gasperini, his son Carlo and Enea Brunetti (who later became the of the director of Terme ...


A wander around Symi

A wander around Symi

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Although Symi Town or Yialos is a small, compact place, it boasts a number of interesting buildings, statues and sights, many of which contain or are set amongst wonderful examples of hokhlaki (pebble mosaic) floors and courtyards. After disembarking from the ferry, the itinerary for the day trip included visits to ...


Florestano di Fausto’s work in Rhodes

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Born at Rocca Canterano, a small village outside Rome, Florestano di Fausto (16.07.1890 – 11.01.1965) was an engineer, an architect and a politician. He served as a technical consultant to the Ministero degli Affari Esteri, where he designed and constructed numerous Italian diplomatic offices throughout Eastern and Western Europe, South ...


The Church of Evanglismos

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The Church Evangelismos (Annunciation) is located next to Mandraki Harbor. Built in 1925, during the Italian occupation, it is a magnificent example of Gothic architecture. The decoration elements are all carved from the local, very characteristic sand stone. The same stone is used in the Mediaeval Town and the most ...


Greece offers tremendous variety in a relatively small area

Mar 4th, 2011 Posted in News | Read the full story

Chris Deliso, author of Lonely Planet's guides to Greece and the country's islands, said that visitors are "rather spoiled for choice... The Greek isles have basically anything you want: from windsurfing to wineries, from superb archaeological ruins to ultra chic boutique hotels, from rustic country fare to gourmet dining and ...


Lindos Captain houses

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Lindos is studded with these lovely old residences, hearkening back to the 16th and 17th centuries, when they were constructed by wealthy merchant seafarers as visible evidence of their success. Some were destroyed or badly damaged in the earthquake of 1610, which devastated Lindos, but they were rebuilt sympathetically to ...


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 ...


Kalithea bay

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At a short distance from the town center (7 km), Kalithea (Καλλιθέα) is famous for its ancient springs and the unique Kalithea Springs complex, one of the best attractions on the island. It is an ideal place for diving and snorkeling as there is abundance of marine life, with a ...


Koskinou

Koskinou

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Koskinou (Greek: Κοσκινού) with a population of 3.224 is a beautiful village at 7 km from the capital, built atop of a hill overlooking the east coast of Rhodes. Although it is located in one of the most developed residential areas on the island, the village is a protected ...