Monthly Archive for: ‘June, 2014’

Rhodes Town

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Although the capital of Rhodes and the Dodecanese group is most famous since antiquity as the site of Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, it is the old city with its strong walls that attracts most interest. The entrance to Mandhr√°ki harbour was supposedly straddled by the Colossus, an ancient statue of Apollo erected to …

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Lindos, Rhodes

Lindos in Greece, is a small, ancient village on the east coast of Rhodes with the magnificent Acropolis towering above it. The views as you arrive here are, whitewashed houses, ambling donkeys and car-free cobbled streets. The village has a preservation order, so in theory nothing can spoil its authentic look. ¬†Lindos was founded by the Dorians, who arrived in …

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