Rhodes and the Dodecanese

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Rhodes and the Dodecanese - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

Recommended Fodor’s Video

Sort by: 30 Recommendations {{numTotalPoiResults}} {{ (numTotalPoiResults===1)?'Recommendation':'Recommendations' }} 0 Recommendations
  • 1. Acropolis of Lindos

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    A 15-minute climb (on the back of a donkey if you prefer) from the village center up to the Acropolis of Lindos leads past a gauntlet of Lindian...Read More

  • 2. Monolithos

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    A 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...Read More

  • 3. Palace of the Grand Master of the Knights of Rhodes

    Old Town | Castle/Palace/Chateau

    This massive affair with fairy-tale towers, crenellated ramparts, and more than 150 rooms crowns the top of the Street of Knights and is the...Read More

  • 4. Street of Knights

    Old Town | Historic District/Site

    The Knights of St. John built most of their monuments along this cobblestone lane, also known as Ippoton, which descends from the Palace of...Read More

  • 5. Thermes Kallitheas

    Bath/Hot Spring

    As you travel south along the east coast, a strange sight meets you: an assemblage of buildings that look as if they have been transplanted...Read More

  • 6. Archaeological Museum of Rhodes


    The Hospital of the Knights (now the island's archaeological museum), completed in 1489, surrounds a Byzantine courtyard, off which are the...Read More

  • 7. Byzantine Museum


    Icons and frescos from churches throughout Rhodes Town (most of them long since destroyed) are displayed within the 11th-century Lady of the...Read More

  • 8. Church of the Panayia

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    A graceful building with a beautiful bell tower probably antedates the Knights of St. John, though the bell tower bears the arms of Grand Master...Read More

  • 9. Elli Beach


    Though the beach is pebbly rather than sandy, a handy location right at the edge of Old Town makes this seaside strip immensely popular, and...Read More

  • 10. Epta Piges

    Body Of Water/Waterfall

    A deeply shaded glen watered by seven mountain springs ( epta piges in Greek) is made all the more photogenic thanks to the imported peacocks...Read More

  • 11. Evangelismos Church

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The town's cathedral is a 1920s Italian-built replica of the Knights Church of St. John in the Old Town and rises next to the harbor. ...Read More

  • 12. Faliraki Beach


    The most popular beach in Rhodes will be your idea of paradise or hell, depending on what you think of crowded sands backed by fun parks,...Read More

  • 13. Fort Ayios Nikolas

    Military Site

    This circular fortress, built by the Knights of St. John in the 15th century, guards the entrance to Mandraki Harbor, near a row of picturesque...Read More

  • 14. Inn of France

    Building/Architectural Site

    The most elaborate of the striking inns on this famously historic street today houses a French language institute (appropriately enough). The...Read More

  • 15. Kameiros

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    One of the three ancient cities of Rhodes, excavated by the Italians in 1929, lies on three levels on a slope above the sea. Most of the city...Read More

  • 16. Kritinia Kastello

    Archaeological Site/Ruins

    This ruined-yet-still impressive fortress, built by the Knights of St. John in the late 15th century, rises high above the sea on the coast...Read More

  • 17. Lachania Beach


    Stretching uninterrupted for several miles, Lachania Beach lies below the unspoiled, whitewashed village of the same name, one of the most...Read More

  • 18. Loggia of St. John

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    This 19th-century neo-Gothic structure stands on the site of the 14th-century Church of St. John, patron of the Knights of St. John and the...Read More

  • 19. Mandraki Harbor


    What was once the main harbor, in use since the 5th century BC, adjoins the commercial harbor on the east side of Old Town and is home to the...Read More

  • 20. Mosque of Murat Reis

    New Town | Memorial/Monument/Tomb

    The 17h-century mosque was named after Murat Reis, an Ottoman naval commander who served in Süleyman the Magnificent's navy. The shady peaceful...Read More

No sights Results

Please try a broader search, or expore these popular suggestions:

Around the Web