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Monolithos Review

The medieval fortress of Monolithos—so named for the jutting, 750-foot monolith on which it is built—rises above a fairy-tale landscape of deep-green forests and sharp cliffs plunging into the sea. Inside the Venetian stronghold (acessible only by a steep path and series of stone steps) there is a chapel, and the ramparts provide magnificent views of Rhodes's emerald inland and the island of Halki. The small pebble beach of Fourni beneath the castle is a delightful place for a swim.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Take western road from middle of Monolithos village; near hairpin turn there's a path up to fortress, Rhodes 85105
  • Phone: No phone
  • Cost: Free
  • Location: Monolithos to Kameiros
Updated: 05-18-2011

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