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... village consisting of all white houses, commanding views of the aquamarine bay below. The Dorians established Lindos in 2000 BC. Inside the town there was a maze of alleys brimming with shops and cafés along cobbled stone streets. In the afternoon we strolled around the maze of cobbled streets of the walled city of Old Rhodes, with numerous cafes and shops, gorgeous little winding alleys and pebbled streets. We all really enjoyed the island of ...
... houses, commanding view of the aquamarine bay below. The Dorians established Lindos in 2000 BC. Inside the village was a maze of alleys brimming with cafes & shops along a labyrinth maze of cobbled stoned streets & donkeys rides. In the afternoon when we got back to the port, strolled through the walled town of Old Rhodes again meandering through winding alleys, cobblestone streets. Had a wonderful day seeing the sights, soaking up the ...
... 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 ...
... in 1939 for Mussolini who never went there. It is certainly a spectacle with a real castle like appearance. There were some pretty spectacular terrazzo floors and carpets that had been removed from all sorts of places.
After leaving the Palace, we walked down the Street if Knights which is a medieval road dating back to 408 BC where the Knights of St John actually resided. The pebble stoned road leads straight to the Palace of the Grand Masters. The house are still there and ...
... debts to the EU.
Rhodes is a religious island too, with Greek Orthodox churches everywhere, and tiny roadside models of them, like little chapels, where a fatal accident has taken place. Letter boxes have crosses on top, and on buses, Greeks ritually cross themselves every time a church is passed. There is little tolerance of Muslims, though, and many former mosques are now used as museums, restaurants, or shops. In Athens, where there ...