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Mt. Smith Review

Mt. Smith rises about 2 km (1 mi) to the west of Rhodes's town center. Villas and gardens dot its slopes, but many have been torn down to make way for modern apartment buildings. For a dramatic view, make your way to the westernmost edge of the summit, which drops via a sharp and almost inaccessible cliff to the shore below, now lined with enormous hotels. A road climbs to the top of the mountain, and a "train" from Mandraki Harbor plies the route during the summer (May–Sept., daily every hour, 9–2 pm, sometimes later, €7 round-trip).

Updated: 05-18-2011

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