Grecotel Rhodos Royal
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... on the Kolona Harbour, near the tower and lighthouse of St. Nicholas. The church was beautiful inside and had large chandelier s in it. The Deers were mounted on pillars by the Italians, legendary folk law has it the they keep a watch over Kolona Harbour. From here we travelled towards the airport near the hillside ancient site of Acropolis, stopped and took pics of the coastline and visited the Temple of Apollo. The temple was built by ...
... which was a pretty spot. Nearby was the Metropolitan Church of Annunciation, situated on the Kolona Harbour near the tower & lighthouse of St. Nicholas. The church was beautiful inside with a large chandelier in it. From here we travelled toward the airport near the hillside of ancient site of Acropolis, stopped & took pics of the coastline also visited the Temple of Apollo. The Temple was built by the ancient Greeks, situated high on a hill ...
... held the title of Grand Master.
With an army of about 7,000 men, the Knights held the island until being ousted by the Turks 200 years later.
Many of the Knights’ impressive fortifications that surround the city still stand today.
We walked down a hill from the Palace of the Grand Master on a pedestrian street known as the Avenue of the Knights.
From here, the ...
... was. Today we are on our own. No tours, no buses, no schedule. We were allowed off the ship at 8:00 this morning, and we were down the gangway by 8:30. Our plan for the day was to just visit Old Town in Rhodes. It shouldn't be to difficult since it is right across the street from the ship. Basically, five minutes from the cabin. Since most people are on ship excursions we were able to get into Old Town before most tours even met on the ...
... read about the place because they have had more battles than breakfasts through history. The most interesting part began in 1309 when the Knights of St John were expelled from the Holy Land so they settled and fortified Rhodes. The Turks had a go at Rhodes in 1453 but they were repelled but after some time, the Turks won the battle and the Knights moved to Malta.
Like a lot of cities we have seen, we enter and leave through the city gates which formed part of the fortress around ...