palace of the grand master

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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 ...


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 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.


Sound and Light show

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In the Municipal Garden that surround the walls of the Medieval town takes place an entertaining and educational show. Combining the dramatic architectural setting with evocative lighting, projected images and stereophonic effects, this show is a kind of theatre without actors. It narrates the story of the unequal struggles between ...


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 ...


The Grand Master’s Palace closed.

Apr 4th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to a yesterday's announcement from the 4th Ephorate of Byzantine Antiquities, starting from today Friday April 4th, the Palace of the Grand Masters will remain closed for an undefined period as urgent restoration works are needed. Built in the 14th century, the Palace is the most visited monument on ...