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