Rhodes/Rodos in Greek would be the largest of every the Dodecanese islands and is also perhaps one of the most popular destinations in Greece for vacations. Rhodes island ifamous for several reasons: of the 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 for the clean beaches!!
The Colossus of Rhodes island:
The island of Rhodes was very famous and important in the ancient years. From Rhodes island thats throughout south Aegean Sea, all of the ancient travellers from all other countries who where traveling within the far Asia, they had been visiting Rodos for only a stop in their long trip so slow slow Rhodes became very important economical area for all!
Colossus of Rhodes was builded to commemorate the victory of your Rhodians contrary to the Antagonids and was stooding throughout harbor entrance, until an intense earthquake hit Rhodes with result the Colossus to become destroyed falling down. From that moment Colossus of Rhodes stayed inside the history among the many Seven Wonders of your Ancient World. Nobody could rebuild this and slow slow Arabs stole each of the pieces and sold it as scrap metal inside their countries.
Rhodes island market:
Preferred stores lie within the 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 as well as a quality of leather goods which imported from Turkey and northern Greece.
Walking In the unique Town you will notice also a plethora of sellers 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 in their homes and some monasteries too. In the Old Town you will find lots of them.
For those who such as the wine in Rhodes you will see a high quality taste of wine with fine reputation. There are 2 wineries inside the island: 1.) C.A.I.R – 2.) EMERY.The sunshine, the mild climate and the advanced techniques of the local wine makers, all add to the superb 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 along with its the most effective in the world.
Other oil is also a regional art, a precious gift from the Greek land, virgin oil which is one of the best types!