RHODES OLD TOWN PHOTO GALLERY

Of all the treasures that litter the historic, hedonistic glut of the Greek islands, few, if any, match the old town of Rhodes. The centre of the town constitutes nothing less than an amazing medieval theme park; a beguiling warren of winding, cobbled streets that lead, almost inexorably, to the almost completely intact Palace of the Grand Masters, the stunning fourteenth century series of fortifications that once protected the harbour entrance. Ladies and gentlemen, enjoy the visit…..

Rhodes Town, one of the few straight streets

Rhodes Town, one of the few straight streets

Crenellated battlements in the mid day sun

Crenellated battlements in the mid day sun

That really is a room with an old world view

That really is a room with an old world view

This was once the scene of desperate fighting

This was once the scene of desperate fighting

Walls bleached white by centuries of sun

Walls bleached white by centuries of sun

An amazing, almost perfect sight

An amazing, almost perfect sight

The Palace of the Grand Masters

The Palace of the Grand Masters

The scale of the Palace is obvious from here

The scale of the Palace is obvious from here

Fountain in the middle of the old town, Rhodes

Fountain in the middle of the old town, Rhodes

Unfinished grain mills on the waterfront

Unfinished grain mills on the waterfront

The castle keep on the harbour's edge

The castle keep on the harbour’s edge

Even now, the quality of the work is amazing

Even now, the quality of the work is amazing

Sun and shade in the middle of town

Sun and shade in the middle of town

The central fountain in Rhode old town

The central fountain in Rhodes old town

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