Rhodes/Rodos in Greek is the largest of most the Dodecanese islands which is highly addictive destinations in Greece for vacations. Rhodes island ifamous for a number of reasons: for your cosmopolitan lifestyle, the Castle of your Knights, the Valley of our Butterflies, spa of Kallithea, Tsambika monastery, Hotel of a typical Roses, Rodini Park, castle of Monolithos, Seven springs, Lindos Acropolis, Municipal Gallery of Rhodes, The Colossus of Rhodes, Palace of a typical Grandmaster, Hospice of St. Catherine, ancient Kameiros, Acropolis of ancient Rhodes, ancient Ialyssos, Filerimos hill, Hydrobiological Station of Rhodos and also for clean beaches!!
The Colossus of Rhodes island:
The island of Rhodes was very famous and important throughout ancient years. From Rhodes island and that is inside the south Aegean Sea, all the ancient travellers from different countries who where traveling in the far Asia, they have been visiting Rodos to get a stop in their long trip so slow slow Rhodes became crucial economical place for all!
Colossus of Rhodes was builded to commemorate the victory of the Rhodians on the Antagonids and was stooding inside the harbor entrance, until a powerful earthquake hit Rhodes with result the Colossus to be destroyed falling down. From that moment Colossus of Rhodes stayed within the history among the list of Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Nobody could rebuild this and slow slow Arabs stole all of the pieces and sold it as scrap metal with their countries.
Rhodes island market:
Most popular stores lie in Old Town along with the paved alleys. There youll find classic and modern gold, silver jewellery,there are gold and silver factorys in Rhodes and a quality of leather goods which imported from Turkey and northern Greece.
Walking In the original Town you will discover also a plethora of retailers with fine reproductions of ancient statues, friezes, tiles, vases, antique carpets, furniture, paintings and porcelain.
Rhodes is additionally famed for handmade carpets and kilims, that there have been so many women surrounding the island who make carpets with their homes as well as some monasteries too. Within the Old Town you will find lots of them.
If you much like the wine in Rhodes you will discover a high quality taste of wine with fine reputation. There are two wineries inside the island: 1.) C.A.I.R – 2.) EMERY.The sunshine, the mild climate and the advanced techniques of the area wine makers, all lead to the amazing quality of Rhodian wine.Some of them have received awards at many international wine exhibitions.
An additional Rhodian product is the local honey that could have a good taste and also its probably the greatest on earth.
Olive oil is likewise a local art, a precious gift from the Greek land, virgin oil which is among the best types!