Rhodes/Rodos in Greek would be the largest of most the Dodecanese islands and is also highly addictive destinations in Greece for vacations. Rhodes island ifamous for a number of reasons: for your cosmopolitan lifestyle, the Castle of a typical Knights, the Valley of the Butterflies, spa of Kallithea, Tsambika monastery, Hotel of our Roses, Rodini Park, castle of Monolithos, Seven springs, Lindos Acropolis, Municipal Gallery of Rhodes, The Colossus of Rhodes, Palace of our Grandmaster, Hospice of St. Catherine, ancient Kameiros, Acropolis of ancient Rhodes, ancient Ialyssos, Filerimos hill, Hydrobiological Station of Rhodos and also for the 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 throughout south Aegean Sea, all of the ancient travellers from different countries who where traveling within the far Asia, they had been visiting Rodos to have a stop in their long trip so slow slow Rhodes became crucial economical area for all!
Colossus of Rhodes was builded to commemorate the victory of your Rhodians contrary to the Antagonids and was stooding inside the harbor entrance, until an intense earthquake hit Rhodes with result the Colossus to be destroyed falling down. From that moment Colossus of Rhodes stayed within the history among the many Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Nobody could rebuild this and slow slow Arabs stole each of the pieces and sold it as scrap metal with their countries.
Rhodes island market:
Preferred stores lie in Old Town and the paved alleys. There you can find classic and modern gold, silver jewellery,there are plenty of gold and silver factorys in Rhodes and a quality of leather goods which imported from Turkey and northern Greece.
Walking In the unique Town you will discover also a plethora of sellers with fine reproductions of ancient statues, friezes, tiles, vases, antique carpets, furniture, paintings and porcelain.
Rhodes is likewise famed for handmade carpets and kilims, there are some women throughout the island who make carpets in his or her homes and some monasteries too. In the Old Town you will notice a lot of them.
If you happen to such as the wine in Rhodes you will see reputable taste of wine with fine reputation. There re 2 wineries within the island: 1.) C.A.I.R – 2.) EMERY.The sunshine, the mild climate along with the advanced techniques of the neighborhood wine makers, all add to the wonderful quality of Rhodian wine.A number of them have received awards at many international wine exhibitions.
One more Rhodian product is your local honey that steadily an excellent taste along with its the most effective in the world.
Oil is also a regional art, a precious gift that came from the Greek land, virgin cooking oil which is certainly one of the best types!