Mandraki, Rhodes

Outside the Old Town of the fortified wall of Rhodes is where the new town, Mandraki, is located.

Place to visit in Mandraki:

Colossus of Rhodes Memorial

It was one of the seven ancient wonders of the world. The colossus of Rhodes was a giant statue of the Greek sun-god Helios, as high as the Statue of Liberty, but it was destroyed during the earthquake in 226 BC. It is now replaced with two bronze statue of stag and doe.

Tower and Fort of St Nicholas

Built by the Knights of St John in 15th century

Medieval Windmill

Harbour Walk

Liberty Square

The Upper Acropolis of Ancient Rhodes

Monte Smith took its name from the British Admiral Sir William Sydney Smith who had his observation post here to keep an eye of the Napoleon’s fleet movement during his war with the Turks. The Acropolis of Ancient Rhodes, the Stadium, the Theatre and the Pythian Temple of Apollo are found on the hill and the slope of the Monte Smith.

Panoramic view of Rhodes Town and the West Coast (Aegean Sea), picture taken from Monte Smith
Panoramic view of the West Coast

Nymphaea Cave Sanctuary

Ancient Stadium

Ancient Amphitheater

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