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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 castle of Feraklos

The castle of Feraklos

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Feraklos castle is located on the place once stood an ancient Acropolis. The castle was used by pirates before the Knights of St. John ousted them, reinforced the castle than used it as a prison. Reached from the track by a footpath leading to steps It is a good climb ...


The Medieval Festival of Rhodes

The Medieval Festival of Rhodes

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A wealth of events with the participation of artists and associations from Greece and from around the world, will be presented during the International Medieval Festival of Rhodes. People can actively take part in the events, volunteers are welcomed. For more information you may contact the municipal Cultural Organization of ...


2009 season celebrations

Dec 27th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

A number of important celebrations are been prepared to take place on the island in 2009. The Rhodian Tourism Promotion (PROTOUR) and the Municipality of Rhodes The Rhodes are inviting the holidaymakers to join in the events. Next year will mark 700 years since the founding of Rhodes medieval town, one ...


The Eastern Mediterranean during the 16th century

The Eastern Mediterranean during the 16th century

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During the later 16th century, great battles took place for mastery of the Mediterranean that was at the time the center of the economy and the civilization. A few decades before, the Ottomans had taken over Constantinople and what was left of the Byzantine (or Eastern Roman) empire. Under a ...


Palace of the Grand Masters

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The Palace is a magnificent, imposing building, located in the heart of the Medieval Town of Rhodes. It was first built by the Knights of St. John that ruled the island from 1309 to 1522, on the site of a 7th century Byzantine fortress. The fortress was used as ...