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Rodos -Rhodes travel info, Rhodes hotels, Rhodes tours, Rhodes vacation, yacht charters. Holiday in Rodos Greece.
The Rhodes (Rodos) guide is for the tourists
that arrive by ferry from
All the hotels in Rhodes and also in all Greece do not ranked according to stars systems, but according to categorical method. 5 stars and above call luxury hotels, 4 stars call class a, 3 stars call class b, when 2 stars and less call C, D, & E, classes.
Sail to Rhodes
Visitors to Rhodes need to arrange the appropriate verification paper. The verification paper is available by the local travel agencies. In the tourism season July / August, it is recommended to registering at least a day before the sail. When you arrive to Rhodes and passage the bounds criticism you are free to start the tour in the island.
The history of Rhodes begins by the year of 1500 BC, at the time of the Greeks was occupied the island from king Argus. By the year of 1100 BC the island was settling by Greek immigrants, under leadership of the legendary Tlepolemos, they founded three cities; Ialyssos, lindos, and kamiros.
By the year of 491 BC, the island was occupied by the persian, except lindos, and her known acropolis, that was protected by Lindian Athena.
By the year of 42 BC, kasios the Roman was wrecker the city and the island. Then by the year of 807, the Seljuk was occupying the island.
In the year of 1191, the King Richard Lion Heart, was invades the island and robs him.
By the year of 1204 the island was occupying by the crusaders that was stay and lives there until 1522, at the time of the island was occupied by the Moslems.
In 1912, the island was occupying by the
Italians that control him until 1943, until the rule was exchanged by the
Nazi army. In 1945, at the time of Second World War conclusion, the
ally forces were taking control of the island. Since then actually,
the island is remaining under the Greek authority.
Rhodes travel tours
Rhodes museum are located in the knights hospital.
In the museum the are many items from all periods history .One of the important findings that were discovered in the city is stone memorial of Crito & Timarista from the 5th century BC.
Another important discovery
is the head of young athlete from the 4th century BC. In the museum you can see a very
beautiful sculpture of Aphrodite washes. Additional sculptures are
scattered in her big yard, a great remnant from the Hellenistic age. A
mosaic floor situated in the second floor, along with coffin from stone,
in a shape of small temple that contains a goblet.
You can prowl in the local market and the
bazaar that are quite different from Marmaris bazaar in his rhythm, in his
character and his unique atmosphere.
Also, another interesting place is “lindos” that located on area that is 116m height from sea level. In this area were discovered remnants from the Neolithic and the bronze age. According to the city myth, the city of Rhodos was founded as exhaust place for “Athena Lindia”. The golden age of the city was between the 6-7 centuries BC.
When you will arrive to the place you can climb to the Rhodes Acropolis and enjoy from the magnificent view, as well as from the remnants antiquities in the area.
In the harbor area you can rent a motorcycle, or taxi on a daily basis. Some of the cabs in the island are in black color, remnant to the British authority in the island.
You can get additional information in the local tourists center. In the new city the prices level is lower then the old city.
Cuisine and food
And of course there is the Fresh Greek salad. There is the moussaka ,that based on eggplants and mincemeat. It is recommended to taste and experience also with other kind foods from the local great Greek kitchen.
And of course not forget the desserts and sweets department that contains among other delicacies, the famous Greek Halva and baklava. For feel the real local culture and the unique Greek atmosphere it’s recommended to visit in local club restaurants that serve the island population.
Entertainment and Rhodes casinos
Sea and water sport
In the western area there are a strong winds, that more suitable for to the water sport activity. In spite of this, the sea is still suitable for swimming for people that love high waves. Along the beaches are many diving clubs, that you can be registered for diving activities as well as the different courses.
In summer between July August, the temperature moves around 29 degrees. In the summer time and particularly in July by the middle of August, there are strong winds (Meltemi winds) in the island that arrived from the Aegean Sea.
Most of the banks are open from Monday to Friday - between 8 in the morning until 2 at noon; in tourism season, some of them are open in Saturday from 5 in the evening until 7.30 in the evening.
Rhodes Greece - brief info:
The word “Help” in Greek is “Voeethia".
The main post office is located in Mandraki. Open hours: Monday to Friday - between 8 in the morning until 8 in the evening, in Saturday from 8 in the morning until 3 at noon.
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