The Old City is surrounded by strong walls and is one of the biggest and best preserved medieval settlements of Europe. This fortified medieval city is full of buildings testifying about the past and the history of the island, from the antiquity, the Byzantine times, the middle Ages to Turkish rule.
The New City of Rhodes was constructed when the inhabitants living inside the walls of the Old City built new settlements outside the walls, after the siege of Suleiman the Magnificent (1522). The City of Rhodes provides all kinds of accommodations of all categories, numerous bars, cafes, restaurants, taverns, clubs, cinemas and more. It has a great reputation for its shopping with luxurious shops providing the famous perfumes, drinks and umbrellas of the City of Rhodes.
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The lovely village of Lindos is one of the most attractive and beautiful villages of Rhodes located south of the capital. It is dominated by a magnificent and imposing acropolis that lies on top. Lindos stands out for its fabulous location beautiful on the slopes of the hill at the top of which lies the ancient acropolis overlooking the picturesque bay. The village is built amphitheatrically and consists of whitewashed houses with pebble-paved courtyards, narrow alleys and buildings influenced by Byzantine, medieval, Arab and Rhodian architecture. Apart from the beautiful acropolis that can be reached by foot or donkey, one of the main attractions of Lindos is the old theatre of the town, carved from a rock, and the Doric sanctuary of Athena Lindia which are also worth-seeing. Various accommodations of all categories as well as taverns, cafes and romantic bars can be found in the enchanting Lindos.
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The impressive port in Rhodes-city consists of several parts: one is the packed Mandraki-port, behind that the quiet Yacht-port and lastly the ship terminal where many big cruisers port.
Der riesige Hafen in Rhodos-Stadt besteht aus mehreren Teilen: zum einen der mit Ausflugsbooten vollgepackte Mandraki-Hafen, dahinter der ruhigere Yachthafen und am Ende das Schiffsterminal, wo täglich mehrere groﬂe Schiffee anlegen, häufig auch Kreuzfahrtschiffe