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Rhodes is the largest Greek island of the Dodecanese group of the South Aegean Islands of Greece. It is known for the Colossus, one of the seven wonders f the ancient world, which like most of the other is, sadly, no more.
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Rhodes is a major tourist attraction for the seekers of sunny beaches. While many of its beaches are gravel, not sand; the island can boast more than 300 sun days in a year. Consequently, you will stumble into tourists and hotels and beaches full of deck chairs for rent, into shops and restaurants that cater to these tourists ...
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Lindos is a medieval village on the Greek island of Rhodes. Lindos provides a mix of history, beaches and the marina. It has only 700 inhabitants, who are outnumbered greatly by tourists. The village has many historic houses known as "Captains" houses, often dating from 16th, 17th or 18th century ...
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Colossus of Rhodes|
The Colossus of Rhodes was a huge statue of the Greek god Helios, erected on the Greek island of Rhodes by Chares of Lindos between 292 and 280 BC. It was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Before its destruction, the Colossus of Rhodes stood over 30 metres, making it the tallest statue of the ancient world ...
Kameiros was an ancient city on the island of Rhodes, lying on a peninsula on the northwest coast of the island. It is the heart of an agricultural region, and constituted one of three city states on Rhodes. The city was built on three levels. At the top of the hill was the Acropolis ...
History of Rhodes|
The island of Rhodes was inhabited in the Neolithic period, although little remains of this culture. In the 16th century BC the Minoans came to Rhodes, and later Greek mythography recalled a Rhodian race they called the Telchines, and associated Rhodes with Danaus; it was sometimes nicknamed Telchinis ...
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