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Rhodes Travel Guide

Rhodes Travel Guide



Rhodes is the greatest of the Dodecanese islands and it is among the most visited of the Greek islands with a population of about 98.000 inhabitants. It is the third largest Greek island and, officially, the sunniest place in the Europe. It lies approximately 11 miles (18 km) west of Turkey, situated between the Greek mainland and the island of Cyprus. The island is famous for its sun, sea and sand: the ideal place for vacations.

Historically, Rhodes was known for its Colossus of Rhodes, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, which was unfortunately damaged. Today, Rhodes is often called The Pearl of the Mediterranean and is known for its natural beauty, historical, and archaeological treasures. The environment is mountainous and green with pine trees, and there are beautiful beaches.

Rhodes is a important tourist attraction for the seekers of sunny beaches. While many of its beaches are gravel , not sand; the island can pride yourself 300+ sun days in a year. Tourism cooperate a large part in the island's economy. And estimated 80% of the island's revenue results from tourism. Consequently, you will find into tourists and hotels and beaches full of deck chairs for rent, into shops and restaurants that provide to these tourists. It can be overwhelming at times. If this bothers you, Rhodes is probably not for you. Still, there are some areas where mass tourism has not yet penetrated too much. And there are benefits, too: Travel to and accommodation on Rhodes itself can be purchased for relatively low prices, and most of the locals speak at least English and German and often some other languages.

Rhodes Travel Guide
Rhodes
Rhodes Travel Guide
Rhodes


Rhodes Travel Guide
Rhodes
Rhodes Travel Guide
Rhodes


The City of Rhodes
The city of Rhodes is the biggest village and capital city of the island of the same name, located on the northern tip of the island. It is well-known as the former site of the Colossus (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world)...





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